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Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site

Open today: 09:00 - 18:00
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worth a visit

We discovered this historic site one weekend morning while searching the South Carolina Parks... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
TheTraveling4some
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Greenville, South Carolina
Beautiful Historic Home

My husband and I are new 'Ultimate Outsiders',we had a wonderful visit and tour.Park Ranger Nate... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Sandra W
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 18:00
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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2677 Sardis Rd, Union, SC 29379-7904
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I enjoyed the home tour but wish it was longer. It was very short. A tour of the grounds would have been nice, as well. I enjoyed Rose Hill...but walked away wanting to know more.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Safari717329
Reviewed 16 December 2018

The home and outside kitchen are well-stocked with period items. The staff were knowledgeable. It seems that there may be much more to see and learn at the location. We took a small school group; the staff were not comfortable engaging youth. Would have been...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BillieJo Y
NateJ207, Manager at Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2019

Dear BillieJo Y, Thank you for visiting Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site and for providing us with feedback. We appreciate and take seriously suggestions on how we can improve each visitor's experience. It is very important to us that youth have an engaging and...More

Reviewed 27 August 2018

We discovered this historic site one weekend morning while searching the South Carolina Parks website for something to do, and decided to ride to Union and check it out. We arrived in the early afternoon and just missed the start of the 1:00 tour. You...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank TheTraveling4some
Reviewed 29 July 2018

My husband and I are new 'Ultimate Outsiders',we had a wonderful visit and tour.Park Ranger Nate was very informative,we enjoyed talking with him.Plan on visiting again.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Sandra W
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

This was an enjoyable historical site to visit. The building and grounds are well restored and maintained. It is very interesting to see. The history as narrated by the Park Ranger provides interesting insights and stories about the Gist family and the Plantation. If you...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank RobertSofSC
Reviewed 28 May 2018

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.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank LSD11
Reviewed 21 May 2018 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

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Jredhed
Nate J, Manager at Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2018

Dear Jredhed, Thank you for visiting Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site and for providing us with feedback. We welcome our visitors’ suggestions and take them seriously. We are strongly committed to interpreting slavery, resistance, and emancipation at Rose Hill Plantation. I am sorry to...More

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

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank B W
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

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank abbottdonna7
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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Rachel L
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