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Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site

2677 Sardis Rd, Union, SC 29379-7904
+1 864-427-5966
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Great Historical Site

If you enjoy history, then you have to check this place out. It's not too far from Columbia and... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Terry D
Very Nice House.

It is surprisingly well-taken care of house. Quite large too. Great tour guide. Few other houses on... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2017
Greenville, South Carolina
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2677 Sardis Rd, Union, SC 29379-7904
+1 864-427-5966
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you enjoy history, then you have to check this place out. It's not too far from Columbia and would make a nice day trip. I was greeted by the groundskeeper who was the nicest Southern gentlemen. The tour was not available, but he showed...More

Thank Terry D
Reviewed 31 May 2017

It is surprisingly well-taken care of house. Quite large too. Great tour guide. Few other houses on the premises. Worth to visit.

Thank Janagordon
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I love homes and can find interesting things about every home I visit. it was a lovely drive to the SC state park - rose hill plantation. drove thru sumter nat'l forest on the way in. 3 tours a day and I thought very well...More

Thank PattyMayG
Reviewed 12 February 2017

My wife and I are history buffs, especially Civil War history, and we can't seem to get enough of old plantation houses and cemeteries. Unfortunately, many antebellum mansions are privately owned and not open to the public. Many others were destroyed or demolished years ago....More

1  Thank Taylor B
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Making plans to visit friends in Jonesville, SC I got directions on google and discovered we had to go through a State Park. Upon driving the route, we saw signs that read Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site. Well we made a visit upon our...More

1  Thank Woventales
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Take The Interior of the Home Tour. Tour times are 11AM, 1PM and 3PM daily. This is a TRUE Southern Plantation that reflects how difficult life was during the era. The restoration that is taking place on this home is truly amazing. Listen carefully as...More

1  Thank kf1pbob
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

I can't say enough nice things about this place. The ranger/guide that took us through the tour of the house was very knowledgeable and thorough. I haven't been here since I was a child in elementary school and I must say I learned so much...More

1  Thank willow420
Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

The Gist family residence known as Rose Hill Plantation is magnificent in an understated way. The house is majestic but in a subtle way. The grounds are pretty and well kept as are the outbuildings but I long for more emphasis on the Gist families...More

Thank Johnny B
Reviewed 22 May 2016

What a great hidden gem of a state historic site. Just outside of Union SC this wonderfully restore plantation home tells the story of SC secession governor Gist. The surrounding national forest covers what was once a large upstate cotton plantation. If you visit be...More

Thank BackroadRambler
Reviewed 14 May 2016

perfect for history lovers and fun for the whole family. the cost is cheap and the tour is great, YES!

1  Thank Lexi W
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