Picnic at the McDowell House!

Please join us at the Charles McDowell, Jr. House at Quaker Meadows Plantation on Saturday, May 19th from 11 AM – 2 PM for a Fatz Chicken Dinner (picnic lunch) Fundraiser! Bring a blanket and your appetite!

Free tours of the house by docents in period dress, live music, colonial games, and stories. Enjoy the lovely kitchen garden maintained by the Mimosa Garden Club and our new walking trail!

Tickets are $12.00 for adults and $8.00 for children 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased at the Historic Burke County Courthouse or directly from a Board Member.

The Historic Burke County Courthousecourthouse 3

Princess Dogwood


Members of the Mimosa Garden Club shown with a Princess Dogwood donated and planted on April 11th 2017 in memory of an honored member, Yvonne Edwards.  The tree is in front of the restored Kistler Kitchen at the Captain Charles McDowell, Jr House at Quaker Meadows Plantation.