Evergreen Plantation - Aiken County South Carolina SC

Evergreen Plantation – Springfield – Aiken County

Basic Information


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – House built

  • ? – John Gabriel Guignard owned the plantation (1).

  • ? – John Gabriel Guignard gave the plantation to his son James Sanders Guignard (1).

  • 1829 – The plantation's name was changed from Hopewell to Evergreen (1).

  • ? – James Sanders Guignard gave Evergreen Plantation to his son John Gabriel Guignard II (1).


  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – ?

  • A slave cemetery is located near SC Highway 4 (1).


  • Number of slaves – ?


References & Resources

  1. Major James Sanders Guignard - contributed by Stanley Young

  2. Information contributed by Stanley Young - many of Stanley's family members, including his great, great grandparents, are buried in the plantation's slave cemetery

  3. Guignard Family Papers, 1742-1952 - held by South Caroliniana Library, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC

  4. Arney R. Childs, Planters and Business Men: The Guignard Family of South Carolina, 1795-1930 (Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1957)
     Order Planters and Business Men: The Guignard Family of South Carolina, 1795-1930

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