Columns Plantation - Mars Bluff Florence County South Carolina SC

Columns Plantation – Mars Bluff – Florence County

Columns Plantation 1974 - Florence County, South Carolina
— Columns Plantation © National Register of Historic Places —

Basic Information

  • Location – Mars Bluff, Florence County

    5001 Rankin Plantation Road

  • Origin of name –?

  • Other names – Rankin-Harwell House

  • Current status – Privately owned




  • Chronological list – William Rogers Johnson (?-1893), James Harwell (1974)


  • Number of slaves – ?


  • The 1857 house is still standing but not open on a regular basis. It features 22 tapered Doric columns made of brick (Facebook).

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  • The Columns Plantation
    5001 Rankin Plantation Road
    Florence, SC 29506

    Telephone: 843-662-6350
    Facebook page: Click here

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