Tivoli Plantation - Landsford Chester County South Carolina SC

Tivoli Plantation – Landsford – Chester County



Basic Information

  • Location – Catawba River, Landsford, Chester County

    On the Catawba River near Landsford

  • Origin of name – Named for an Italian river town (2, Volume XVII: 23).

  • Also spelled – Tiovoli (2, Volume XVII: 23).

  • Current status – Part of Landsford Canal State Park

Timeline

  • 1805 – Earliest known date of existence (2, Volume XVII: 23).

    Major General William Richardson Davie established Tivoli on the Catawba River (2, Volume XVII: 23).

  • ? – House built

  • 1820 – Richardson died (1, p. 4)

  • 1865 – The house was burned at the end of the Civil War (1, p. 4)

Land

  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – Cotton and corn (1, p. 4)

Owners

  • Chronological list – Major General William Richardson Davie (1805-1820)

Slaves

  • Number of slaves – 116 in 1820 (1, p. 4)

Buildings

References & Resources

  1. Finding Tivoli: An Archaeological Search for William Richardson Davie's Home at Land's Ford, Chester County, South Carolina - PDF

  2. Claude Henry Neuffer, editor, Names in South Carolina, Volume I through 30 (Columbia, SC: The State Printing Company)
     Order Names in South Carolina, Volumes I-XII, 1954-1965
     Order Names in South Carolina, Index XIII-XVIII

Contact Information
  • Landsford Canal State Park
    2051 Park Drive
    Catawba, SC 29704

    Telephone: 803-789-5800
    Website: Click here





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