Rosemont Plantation Waterloo Laurens County
- Location Saluda River, Waterloo, Laurens County
Original plantation lands were located about 2½ miles south of the intersection of US 221 and SC Secondary Road 149.
- Origin of name ?
- Other names Rosemonte, Rose Monte
- Current status Privately owned
- 1769 Earliest known date of existence
Patrick Cunningham received a land grant.
- 1787 The plantation house was built.
- 1816 Ann Pamela Cunningham was born on the plantation. She eventually inherited the property from her father, Captain Robert Cunningham and managed it during the Civil War (National Register).
Ann Pamela Cunningham organized the first meeting to raise funds to save George Washington's Mount Vernon.
- 1875 Ann Pamela Cunningham died at Rosemont.
- 1930 On August 10, the plantation house was destroyed by fire.
- Number of acres 2,100
- Primary crop Indigo, tobacco, cotton
- Alphabetical list Ann Pamela Cunningham; Patrick Cunningham; Captain Robert Cunningham
- Number of slaves ?
- National Register of Historic Places
Nomination Form - submitted in 1992 by Michael Trinkley - requires Adobe Reader
Photographs, architectural overview
- Historical Sketch of Ann Pamela Cunningham
- Initial references: See #1, 32
- South Carolina Highway Historical Marker Guide (Columbia, SC: South Carolina Department of Archives and History, 1998), p. 140.