Middleton Place will host a solar eclipse viewing with educational and fun activities on Monday, August 21st from 10:30 am to 4 pm. "Moon Over Middleton Place" will be held on the Greensward, the 11-acre lawn in front of the House Museum.
Planned programs include:
- A “Meet the Scientist” presentation with Jenny Mantini, an astronomer from the College of Charleston
- She'll discuss the phenomenon of the eclipse and connect it with how humankind’s evolving understanding of the cosmos played a role over many centuries in the advancement of knowledge
- Young scientists will be introduced to some of the tools that were employed to enhance man’s ability to navigate across oceans and continents
- Hands-on activities
- Family Fun Craft Tent
- The Middleton Place Restaurant’s smoker trailer will be serving Lowcountry favorites
- The first 500 visitors will receive eclipse-viewing glasses.
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