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Return of the Autumn Candlelight Tour

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Candlelight Tour

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News Release Date: September 10, 2022

Contact: Adrian Stewart, (864) 543-068

NINETY SIX, SOUTH CAROLINA – Ninety Six National Historic Site announces the return of the much-loved Autumn Candlelight Tour. On Saturday, October 15, visitors will be invited to explore history by candlelight. Tours of the one-mile interpretive trail will begin at 6:45 p.m. Along the path, Living Historians will present scenes from historic Ninety Six. Tours will depart every 15 minutes with the last tour at 8:30 p.m. Each one hour and fifteen-minute tour will be accompanied by a guide who will lead the way back in time with a period-style lantern.

The park visitor center will remain open during the tours until 8:30 p.m. for those who would like to watch the park’s 22-minute film, “Ninety Six: Crossroads of a Revolution,” browse the bookstore, and discover artifacts in the museum.

Tour reservations are required. To reserve your FREE tickets, call the park at (864) 543-4068 Wednesday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Visitors should wear comfortable outdoor clothing and walking shoes. The trail may be uneven in some areas and caution is recommended. Visitors are also encouraged to bring a flashlight and to carpool as parking will be limited.

The park is located two miles south of Ninety Six on SC Highway 248. In case of inclement weather, the program will be cancelled.



Last updated: September 10, 2022

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Ninety Six National Historic Site
1103 Hwy 248

Ninety Six , SC 29666

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864 543-4068

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