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Hands On Rice Planting 

When: Thu., May 15, Fri., May 16 and Sat., May 17 2014
Phone: (843) 556-6020
Price: Free with admission
middletonplace.org
Visitors are invited to take part in the centuries-old tradition of rice cultivation in the Lowcountry as Middleton Place embarks on the annual planting of the demonstration rice field. Costumed interpreters will instruct guests in traditional methods of planting, discuss the history of Carolina Gold rice on Lowcountry plantations, and explain the African origins of rice and its cultivation in South Carolina in the 18th and 19th centuries. Programming will take place daily 10 a.m.-12 p.m. and 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

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