Knives, Hides, and Buckskin

At Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site

How much will three bucks buy? The answer depends on who’s counting. In the colony of Carolina, deer hides (buckskins) soon became a popular item for trading. Explore the Animal Forest and discover a colonial trading station to talk about how the animals surrounding Charles Towne influenced commerce, defense and fashion.


  • July 31, 2024, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Meeting Place

    Animal Forest Trail

    What to Bring

    Water, sunscreen, insect repellent, walking shoes. No food or pets in the zoo.