Juxa Plantation Union Union County
- Location Union, Union County
117 Wilson Road
- Origin of name Founder Isaac Gregory named the plantation after his great-grandfather, Girard Juxa Gregory (4)
- Other names Gregory Plantation (4)
- Current status Privately owned
- 1776 Earliest known date of existence
Isaac Gregory purchased the property (2)
- 1828 House built
- ? The Gregory family owned Juxa Plantation until after the Civil War (2).
- ? The Sartor family purchased the plantation from the Gregories (2).
- Circa 1991 Joe and Nola Bresse purchased Juxa Plantation and operated it as a bed and breakfast (2).
- 2001 The Bresses had Juxa Plantation up for sale. Nola Bresses disclosed in a newspaper article that there have been ghost sightings in the plantation house and Gregory family cemetery (2).
- 2014 Janet and George Wilson owned Juxa Plantation. George is the fifth generation grandchild of Isaac Gregory (3).
- Number of acres Historically, over 500; 10 in 2014 (3)
- Primary crop Indigo (3)
- The Gregory family cemetery is located at Juxa Plantation (2).
- Number of slaves 112 by the Gregory family (4)
- The plantation house built in 1828 is still standing.
References & Resources
- Jane Ockershausen, The South Carolina One-Day Trip Book (McLean, VA: EPM Publications, 1998)
- Linda Conley, Ghost Sightings (Spartanburg, SC: The Spartanburg Herald-Journal, 2001)
- Information contributed by Janet and George Wilson; George is the fifth generation grandchild of Isaac Gregory.
- Information contributed by Kristen Gregory; Kristen is the great-great-great granddaughter of Isaac Gregory.