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Indigo Exploration at Coastal Discovery Museum

The Coastal Discovery will host this new program on September 6October 11 and November 8 at 5 pm.  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.

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 online at www.coastaldiscovery.org.

The Museum is located at 70 Honey Horn Drive on Hilton Head Island.

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