Friday, November 23, 2018

Rose Hill Plantation in Chester Co, SC

Parlor in Rose Hill Plantation

Rose Hill Plantation

The Rose Hill Plantation was owned by William H. Gist during the early 19th century. The major crop planted on the plantation was cotton. However, gist landscaped a beautiful rose garden, and it was after the garden was planted that he named the plantation. The house is fashioned in the Federalist-style of stucco brick, fanlights, carved doors, and a spiral staircase. The furnishings in the parlor date to about 1860. 

The house is located 8 miles south of Union on Sardis Road and tours are available to the public. 

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