Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Young Farm

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Location: on W Palmetto St (US 76) at SC-S-21-106
County: Florence
Coordinates: N 34° 09.557    W 079° 51.736
  34.159283    -79.862267
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.