Pomaria Plantation - Pomaria Newberry County South Carolina SC

Pomaria Plantation – Pomaria – Newberry County

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  • Location – Pomaria, Newberry County

    Located off US 176

  • Origin of name – Named for the Latin word pomus meaning plants and trees

  • Other names – Summer-Huggins House

  • Current status – ?


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – House built


  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Alphabetical list – John Adam Summer; William Summer


  • Number of slaves – ?


  • "There stands on the grounds the unique frame dwelling which William erected to serve as the first post office in that section before a railroad came through. It also was a regular stop for the stage coaches on their way from North Carolina to Charleston" (Names in South Carolina, Department of English, University of South Carolina, Volume XI: 52-53, Winter 1964).

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