Lemmon Hill Plantation - Winnsboro Fairfield County South Carolina SC

Lemmon Hill Plantation – Winnsboro – Fairfield County

Lemmon Hill Plantation 2011 - Fairfield County, South Carolina
— Lemmon Hill Plantation © Chuck Corley, 2011 —
(Do Not Use Without Written Consent)

Basic Information

  • Location – Northwest of Winnsboro, Fairfield County

    9989 Newberry Road

  • Origin of name – Named for early owner

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – Privately owned

Timeline

  • Circa 1790 – Earliest known date of existence

    Mr. Trap owned the property (2).

  • Early 1800s – James and Mary Ann Lauderdale Lemmon purchased approximately 1,000 acres from Mr. Trap (2).

  • ? – House built by the Lemmons (2).

  • ? – The Broome family owned the plantation (2).

  • 2007 – Chuck and Dawn Corley purchased Lemmon Hill (2).

Lemmon Hill Plantation Living Room 2011 - Fairfield County, South Carolina
— Lemmon Hill Plantation Living Room © Chuck Corley, 2011 —
(Do Not Use Without Written Consent)

Land

  • Number of acres – Approximately 1,000 in the early 1800s (2)

  • Primary crop – Cotton and indigo (2)

Owners

  • Chronological list – Mr. Trap (Circa 1790); James and Mary Ann Lauderdale Lemmon (Early 1800s-?); Broome (?); Chuck and Dawn Corley (2007-present, 2013)

Slaves

  • Number of slaves – 29 (2)

Lemmon Hill Plantation Flame Ceiling 2011 - Fairfield County, South Carolina
— Lemmon Hill Plantation Flame Ceiling —
— © Chuck Corley, 2011 —

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Buildings

  • The house has been fully restored by the Corleys and holds a rare flamed painted ceiling (2).

  • A late 1700s log home was incorporated into a larger house (2).

  • A slave cabin, chicken house, and carriage barn also remain on standing (2).

References & Resources

  1. Lemmon Hill Plantation: Click Here

  2. Information contributed by Dawn and Chuck Corley

  3. Photo gallery

Contact Information
  • Lemmon Hill Plantation
    9989 Newberry Road
    Winnsboro, SC 29180

    Telephone: 843-568-5425
    Website: Click here





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