Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Mountain Home Plantation

Marker ID: SCHM 5-12
Location: George’s Creek Rd./Ehrhardt Rd. (S.C. Sec. Rd. 5-22), Govan vicinity
County: Bamberg
Coordinates: N 33° 13.124    W 081° 12.613
  33.21873333    -81.21021666
Style: Free Standing **


Mountain Home Plantation, named for the hill on which it is located, was established before the Civil War. In 1859 Samuel J. Hartzog (1823-1890) bought the plantation from his brother Joseph (1826-1862), and built this two-story brick house that s