Lynchwood Plantation Timrod
Chesterfield County & Kershaw County
- Location Big Lynches River, near Timrod, Chesterfield and Kershaw Counties
Off Timrod Road (see 3 for directions)
- Origin of name ?
- Other names ?
- Current status ?
- 1800s Earliest known date of existence
- Lovick and Jane Young were original owners of Lynchwood Plantation in the early 1800s (2).
- ? House built
- 1825 On his way to Camden, the Marquis de LaFayette spent the night at the plantation. His entourage was met by a magnificent torchlight procession and a company of the South Carolina militia (1).
- 1853 Jane Young passed away. The Young heirs sold Lynchwood Plantation to Lovick William Rochelle Blair in 1857 (1) (2) (3).
- 1880 William Crowe and Louisa Barfield acquired the plantation.
- 1886 The house was badly damaged by the Charleston earthquake. Since that time the house has had to be propped up with poles.
- Number of acres ?
- Primary crop ?
- The Young, Lovick Family Cemetery is located on the plantation (3).
- Number of slaves ?
- Lynchwood Post Office was on the property.
References & Resources
- A Guide to Selected Historical Sites in Kershaw County/District, South Carolina (Kershaw Historical Society, 1992)
- Information contributed by Caroline Young.
- Lovick Young and Jane D. Daniel family of Lynchwood Plantation, Kershaw Co., SC.