Rose Hill Plantation - Lee County South Carolina SC

Rose Hill Plantation – Lee County

Basic Information

  • Location – Lee County

    Off US 15 West and 441, outside of Bishopville, near Mechanicsville

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – No longer exists


  • Late 1700's or early 1800's – Earliest known date of existence

  • Late 1700's or very early 1800's – House built

    House no longer standing

  • In a 1921 will drafted by Thomas Wilson of Sumter, it states his wife Elizabeth as owner of Rose Hill and that Mr. Wilson had been growing cotton on the plantation for a number of years.


  • Number of acres – Nearly 1,500

  • Primary crop – Cotton


  • Alphabetical list – William G. Kennedy (grandson of Henry and Abigal Young), Elizabeth Wilson, Abigal Dutarqe Young, Henry Young


  • Number of slaves – 80-100


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