Fonti Flora Plantation - Monticello Fairfield County South Carolina SC

Fonti Flora Plantation – Monticello – Fairfield County

Basic Information

  • Location – Monticello, Fairfield County

    5.4 miles northeast of Monticello on SC 99

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – Pearson Place

  • Current status – ?


  • 1836 – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – House built by Dr. Pearson

    Sherman's soldiers looted the house in 1865. Charred wainscoting in one room is a reminder of their visit.


  • Number of acres – 2,303

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Alphabetical list – Alston; Dr. George Butler Pearson; George W. and Katherine Pearson Tomlin


  • Number of slaves – ?


References & Resources

  1. National Register of Historic Places
    Nomination form - PDF - submitted in 1979
    Photographs, architectural overview

  2. 30-15 Plantation File, held by the South Carolina Historical Society

  3. 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

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