Samuel Lorick Plantation - Lexington County South Carolina SC

Samuel Lorick Plantation – Lexington County

Basic Information

  • Location – Saluda River, near Lexington, Lexington County

    South side of Corley Mill Road (3)

  • Origin of name – Named for early owner Samuel Lorick

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – Privately owned


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • 1825 – House built (3)

  • Circa mid 1800s - late 1800s – Samuel T. Lorick owned the plantation (2)

    Samuel ran a lumber mill and a ferry across the Saluda River on the plantation (2)

    Samuel's father George owned nearby Lorick Plantation. The two plantations sat across the Saluda River from each other.

  • 1892 – Samuel Lorick died (2)

  • 1997-2007 – Wilbur Luther Corley owned the plantation (2)

  • 2011 – Lance and Lenna C Young were owners (2)


  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crops – Timber

  • The Lorick Family cemetery is on the property (2)


  • Chronological list – Samuel T. Lorick; Wilbur Luther Corley (1997-2007); Lance and Lenna C Young (2011)


  • Number of slaves – 24 in 1850 (1)


  • The plantation house is still standing.

References & Resources

  1. 1850 Slave Schedule of Lexington County

  2. Robert Lorick, Samuel Timothy Lorick - includes pictures

  3. National Register of Historic Places

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