Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Young Farm

Marker ID: SCHM 21-6
Location: about 1.5 miles SW of Florence on us 76
County: Florence
Coordinates: N 34° 9.558    w 079° 51.738
  34.1593    -79.8623
Style: Free Standing **


In 1925 U.S. Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover, later U.S. president, inspected Fred Young´s dairy farm following recognition of one of its Jerseys, Sensation´s Mikado´s Millie, as a world champion butter-fat producer. The house here, built c.1877 according to family tradition, was remodeled 1968 by Edward L. Young, S.C. House member 1958-60, U.S. Congressman 1972-74.

Erected by Florence County Historical Commission - 1983