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Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site

2677 Sardis Rd, Union, SC 29379-7904
+1 864-427-5966
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Informative 1-hour tour

Well maintained historic site. Our ranger, Nate, was a self-professed history buff and gave an... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
LSD11
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Charleston
I don't understand?!?!...

On our recent visit to our first plantation, Rose Hill,my family and I found ourselves perplexed... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jredhed
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2677 Sardis Rd, Union, SC 29379-7904
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Well maintained historic site. Our ranger, Nate, was a self-professed history buff and gave an excellent overview of the house, its residents, and their enslaved Africans.

Thank LSD11
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our recent visit to our first plantation, Rose Hill,my family and I found ourselves perplexed. Although beautifully restored and very well kept, there is not one memorial,of any kind, to acknowledge the slaves that were kept there. Without whom, there would have been no...More

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Reviewed 23 February 2018

We are "Ultimate Outsiders" who have visited all 47 of South Carolina's 47 featured state parks. Now we are going again to make "Ultimate Outsiders" of our grandkids. We took them to see Rose Hill during the Christmas decorations time. It was the heat of...More

1  Thank B W
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

We really enjoyed our visit to Rose Hill Plantation...we were the ONLY ones there for a little while which made it seem like we owned the place! The tour of the home was interesting and not what you expect for a Governor that encouraged secession!...More

1  Thank abbottdonna7
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Reviewed 22 September 2017

We are visiting all 47 SC state parks, but this was one of the best. Such a beautiful plantation home and the tour with the knowledgeable park ranger was very good. The grounds are fun to walk around and short hikes. A great place to...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2017

My husband and I came to Rose Hill Plantation after picking up the South Carolina State Parks passport. Not too far from Greenville, SC this was a fantastic afternoon getaway. We came to the park on a Sunday and were given a tour of the...More

Thank Rachel L
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

This lovely home circa 1830 - built by Gist family and was the Governor's Mansion during Gist term 1858 - 1860. It is now nestled in the well kept South Carolina State Park Service. The Park Service ranger is knowledgeadble and friendly and walking the...More

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Reviewed 7 August 2017

This house and other buildings have been restored to excellent conditions, with the grounds maintained well and growing. Nice nature walks both short and long for all ages and abilities

1  Thank Daniel P
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Reviewed 28 July 2017

Plantation and outbuildings, including garden, that date from the mid 19th century. The first owner of the house was the SC Governor in power when secession was voted on. The house itself was the Governor's mansion and you are left to imagine the incredibly important...More

Thank Anthony P
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Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely place to visit just didnt know u had to make appointment to tour it! Other than that it is very peaceful enjoyed my visit!

Thank smokinangel317
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