JOIN THE Y FOR A LEARNING ADVENTURE!
Charleston, South Carolina
Road Scholar Historic Plantations and Gardens
March 24-29, 2019
In one of America’s most historic and beautiful cities, take a step back in time as you explore the manicured gardens, ornate home interiors and antebellum history of the plantations nestled within Charleston and the coastal Lowcountry. Encounter the life stories of those who lived and worked in these stately homes and historic plantations, black and white, slave and free. Learn about the Gullah people, slave descendants who have preserved more of their African heritage than any other community in the country.
“Keep the Pace” - Walking up to two miles and standing up to an hour on field trips. Some uneven surfaces at the plantations and cobblestone streets.
PROGRAM PRICE INCLUDES:
Francis Marion Hotel, Charleston The hotel opened in 1924 as the largest and grandest in the Carolinas. Recent refurbishments have added to the comforts of today and enhanced the hotel’s historic ambiance with sleek room décor reminiscent of the 1920’s grandeur, as well as an inviting restaurant and lounge.
ESTIMATED PROGRAM PRICE (subject to change):
*Please note - the Y's trip can only be booked by calling 1-800-454-5768. The March 24-29 date is specific for thePenobscot Bay YMCA only and does not appear as an option on their website.
Questions? Please contact Sandra Bodamer, Director of Senior Activities at 207.593.8500 ext. 102 or firstname.lastname@example.org.