Hillside Plantation Carlisle Union County
- Location Carlisle, Union County
Located north of the Town of Carlisle off SC 215
- Origin of name For the location of the house being situated on top of a high hill (1, p. 2)
- Other names James Hill House
- Current status ?
- 1791 Earliest known date of existence (2, p. 155)
The property was acquired by Mr. Hill (2, p. 155)
- Early 1800s James Hill was given the land by his father (1, p. 3).
- 1820-1830 House built by James Hill (1, p. 2)
- 1854 James Hill died. His will left the plantation to his widow then it was to pass to son George Hill upon her death (1, p. 3)
- 1977 Jeannette M. Christopher owned Hillside Plantation and is a fifth-generation descendant of the plantation's founder James Hill (1, p. 1).
- Number of slaves 60 in 1840 (1, p. 3)
References & Resources
- National Register of Historic Places
Nomination form - PDF - submitted in 1977
Photographs, architectural overview
- Allan D. Charles, Narrative History of Union County South Carolina
(Greenville, SC: A PRESS Printing Company, 1997)
Order Narrative History of Union County South Carolina