“Indigo Exploration” Program


Event Details

This event is running from 6 September 2018 until 8 November 2018. It is next occurring on Thursday, October 11, 2018 5:00 pm


The Coastal Discovery will host this new program on September 6, October 11 and November 8 at 5 p.m. Journey to the past and “meet” Eliza Lucas Pinckney. In 1739, when Eliza was just 17 years old, her experiments with indigo resulted in a very profitable industry for the colony of South Carolina. Hear her unique story, learn how indigo dye was made, and make your own indigo tie-dye t-shirt to take home. This family friendly educational experience is fun for all ages. Peggy Pickett, is a graduate of the University of Maryland and a former teacher who spent 20 years working in museum education in Virginia’s historic triangle – Jamestown, Williamsburg and Yorktown. Her latest book Eliza Lucas Pinckney Colonial Plantation Manager and Mother of American Patriots 1722-1793 was published in July of 2016. 70 Honey Horn Dr. The Museum will provide t-shirt sizes child small to adult XL (one per person) for the program. The program is $15 per person (under 5 are free) and reservations are required by calling (843) 689-6767 ext. 223 or coastaldiscovery.org.