Wisteria Plantation Longtown Fairfield County
- Location Longtown, Fairfield County
- Origin of name ?
- Other names Myers-Tidwell Home
- Current status No longer exists
- ? Earliest known date of existence
- ? House built
- 1864 Nicholas Peay Myers saved his family home from being burned by Sherman's troops. Myers was a spy for the Confederacy and did this by pretending to be a Union captain. When Union troops approached Wisteria, Myers ordered them away (1, p. 6).
- Early 1900s Mrs. Mattie Myers Tidwell owned the plantation. Her late husband, David William Tidwell had probably also owned Wisteria (1, p. 6).
- 1935 The house was destroyed by an accidental fire (1, p. 6).
- 1965 The property was owned by Bowaters Paper (3, XII: 12).
- Number of acres ?
- Primary crop ?
References & Resources
- Information contributed by Cyndi Shull from:
Fairfield Genealogical Society Newsletter - June 2006 - PDF (p. 6)
- Newspaper article
- 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
- Julian Stevenson Bolick, A Fairfield Sketchbook (Jacobs Brothers, 1963)