Love Plantation - McConnells York County South Carolina SC

Love Plantation – McConnells – York County

Basic Information

  • Location – McConnells, York County

    390 Love Street (3)

  • Origin of name – For owners, the Love family

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – Privately owned


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • Early 1800s – Believed the plantation was owned by Captain James Mitchell, who died in 1814. Captain Mitchell left the plantation to his two oldest grandsons, James Mitchell Love and Robert Mitchell Love (3).

  • Circa 1814 – House built (3)

    It is believed Captain James Mitchell built the house with post and beam construction (3).

  • 1826 – Plat drawn this year for the transfer of the plantation from the estate of Captain Mitchell to Robert Mitchell Love. Captain Mitchell's wife, Rachel, remained at the plantation until her death in 1822 (3).

  • 1830s-1840s – Robert Mitchell Love added on what was essentially a whole new house to the original structure (3).

  • 1900 – The kitchen was incorporated into the house when a large remodeling project was undertaken (3).

  • 2004 – The Hargett Family Trust was owner of record (5).

  • 2004 – Agnes A. Love received the Love Plantation from the Hargett Family Trust (5).


  • Number of acres – 67.14 in 2016 (5)

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Number of slaves – ?

References & Resources

  1. 1973 York County Historical Sites File - PDF - Roots and Recall

  2. 1992 York County Historical and Architectural Inventory Survey Report - PDF - The Jaeger Company

  3. 390 Love Street - Roots and Recall

  4. Photos - locationshub

  5. York County Tax Records

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