Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Woodlands and Millwood

Marker ID: SCHM 40-46
Location: 100 Hampton Place, on Garner's Ferry Road, Columbia, SC
County: Richland
Coordinates: N 33° 59.029    W 080° 58.052
  33.98381666    -80.96753333
Style: Free Standing **


One and a half mi. south was Woodlands, built before 1800 by Wade Hampton, I (1752-1835), colonel in Revolution, major general in War of 1812. 1/4 mi. north was Millwood, built before 1820 by Wade Hampton II (1791-1858), aide to Gen. Jackson, War of 1812. Boyhood home of Wade Hampton, III (1818-1902), lieutenant general, C. S. A.; governor of South Carolina 1876-79. Union troops burned both houses 1865.


Marker numbered W-4