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Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site

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worth a visit

We discovered this historic site one weekend morning while searching the South Carolina Parks... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Greenville, South Carolina
Beautiful Historic Home

My husband and I are new 'Ultimate Outsiders',we had a wonderful visit and tour.Park Ranger Nate... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Sandra W
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2677 Sardis Rd, Union, SC 29910-4728
+1 864-427-5966
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked a tour for two persons. We had to leave our mobile phone number for the reservation. It seems two persons were not enough so they canceled the tour. Bad thing is, they didn´t call us and let us drive the whole way to...More

Thank rolandsterzel
NateJ207, Manager at Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear rolandsterzel, Thank you for your interest in Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site. We welcome our visitors' suggestions and take all feedback seriously. It appears that you may have intended to review a different site, as we do not require you to book reservations...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

We discovered this historic site one weekend morning while searching the South Carolina Parks website for something to do, and decided to ride to Union and check it out. We arrived in the early afternoon and just missed the start of the 1:00 tour. You...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2018

My husband and I are new 'Ultimate Outsiders',we had a wonderful visit and tour.Park Ranger Nate was very informative,we enjoyed talking with him.Plan on visiting again.

Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

This was an enjoyable historical site to visit. The building and grounds are well restored and maintained. It is very interesting to see. The history as narrated by the Park Ranger provides interesting insights and stories about the Gist family and the Plantation. If you...More

1  Thank Robert S
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Well maintained historic site. Our ranger, Nate, was a self-professed history buff and gave an excellent overview of the house, its residents, and their enslaved Africans.

1  Thank LSD11
Reviewed 22 May 2018 via mobile

On our recent visit to our first plantation, Rose Hill,my family and I found ourselves perplexed. Although beautifully restored and very well kept, there is not one memorial,of any kind, to acknowledge the slaves that were kept there. Without whom, there would have been no...More

1  Thank Jredhed
Nate J, Manager at Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Dear Jredhed, Thank you for visiting Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site and for providing us with feedback. We welcome our visitors’ suggestions and take them seriously. We are strongly committed to interpreting slavery, resistance, and emancipation at Rose Hill Plantation. I am sorry to...More

Reviewed 24 February 2018

We are "Ultimate Outsiders" who have visited all 47 of South Carolina's 47 featured state parks. Now we are going again to make "Ultimate Outsiders" of our grandkids. We took them to see Rose Hill during the Christmas decorations time. It was the heat of...More

1  Thank B W
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We really enjoyed our visit to Rose Hill Plantation...we were the ONLY ones there for a little while which made it seem like we owned the place! The tour of the home was interesting and not what you expect for a Governor that encouraged secession!...More

1  Thank abbottdonna7
Reviewed 22 September 2017

We are visiting all 47 SC state parks, but this was one of the best. Such a beautiful plantation home and the tour with the knowledgeable park ranger was very good. The grounds are fun to walk around and short hikes. A great place to...More

Thank pjjSc
Reviewed 14 August 2017

My husband and I came to Rose Hill Plantation after picking up the South Carolina State Parks passport. Not too far from Greenville, SC this was a fantastic afternoon getaway. We came to the park on a Sunday and were given a tour of the...More

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Judy P
22 January 2018|
Response from pjjSc | Reviewed this property |
No the tours are at certain times but no reservations