Harrisburg Plantation Lake Hartwell Anderson County
- ? Earliest known date of existence
- ? House built
- ? John Harris, Jr. developed the plantation on land he purchased using funds he earned as a soldier during the Revolutionary War. He owned the plantation for over 40 years and raised his family there with his wife Mary, who was the daughter of General Andrew Pickens (1).
- Circa 1961 The plantation was flooded during the construction of Lake Hartwell (1).
- Number of acres ?
- Primary crop ?
- The cemetery is the only part of Harrisburg Plantation that remains above water, and it is only accessible by boat. The rest of the plantation is submerged under Lake Hartwell, but the family cemetery was saved as it was located on a high knoll. A 2003 survey of the cemetery cataloged 48 graves, including Mary Pickens Harris and John Harris, Jr (2).
- Chronological list John Harris, Jr.
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