Charlton Hall Plantation - Hickory Tavern Laurens County South Carolina SC

Charlton Hall Plantation – Hickory Tavern – Laurens County

Basic Information

  • Location – Hickory Tavern, Laurens County

    Located off Fairview Road (SC Secondary Road 101)

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – Privately owned


  • 1825 – Earliest known date of existence

    The property was owned by George Washington Sullivan, Sr.

  • 1847 – House built

    George Washington Sullivan, Sr. built a brick house which was uncommon in Laurens County prior to the Civil War.

  • 1995 – Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Peirsen III were owners of record (National Register, p. 4).


  • Number of acres – 2,200 in 1860; 108 in 1917; 3.5 in 1995; 1.75 in 2012

  • Primary crops – Cotton, Indian corn, oats, wheat, peas, and beans (National Register, p. 8)


  • Chronological list – George Washington Sullivan, Sr. (1825-?); Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Peirsen III (1995)



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