Juxa Plantation - Union Union County South Carolina SC

Juxa Plantation – Union – Union County

Juxa Plantation - Union County, South Carolina
— Juxa Plantation © Contributed by Linda Thomas —
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Basic Information

  • 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

  1. Jane Ockershausen, The South Carolina One-Day Trip Book (McLean, VA: EPM Publications, 1998)

  2. Linda Conley, Ghost Sightings (Spartanburg, SC: The Spartanburg Herald-Journal, 2001)

  3. Information contributed by Janet and George Wilson; George is the fifth generation grandchild of Isaac Gregory.

  4. Information contributed by Kristen Gregory; Kristen is the great-great-great granddaughter of Isaac Gregory.

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