Dixie Hall Plantation - Sumter County South Carolina SC

Dixie Hall Plantation – Hagood – Sumter County



Dixie Hall Plantation 2013 - Sumter County, South Carolina
— Dixie Hall Plantation © Mike Stroud, 2013 —
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Basic Information

  • Location – Hagood, Sumter County

    On Boykin Road (SC 261), 2.2 miles north of Bethesda Methodist Church

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – Oakland

  • Current status – ?

Timeline

  • 1735 – Earliest known date of existence (1)

    William Sanders received a royal grant (1).

  • ? – House built

    Sanders built a house and a tavern (1).

  • 1816 – William Sanders's son William Sanders IV either remodeled the house built by his father or constructed a new house (1).

  • Prior to 1860 – William Sanders V enlarged the house (1).

  • 1865 – The house was used as the headquarters of Confederate Maj. Gen. P.M.B. Young and was struck by an artillery shell during a skirmish on April 18. The next day, the plantation was the headquarters of Federal Brig. Gen. Edward E. Potter and used a field hospital (1).

  • 1950s – The property was renamed Dixie Hall (1).

  • 1981 – The Sanders family owned the property until this year (1).

Land

  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – ?

Owners

  • Chronological list – William Sanders (1735-?); William Sanders IV (1816); William Sanders V (1860)

Slaves

  • Number of slaves – ?

Buildings

  • The house standing today was either remodeled or built by William Sanders's son William Sanders IV around 1816 (1).

References & Resources

  1. Information contributed by Mike Stroud from the 2002 Sumter County Historical Commission Marker

  2. Carolina W. Todd and Sidney Wait, South Carolina: A Day at a Time (Orangeburg, SC: Sandlapper Publishing Company, 2008)





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