Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Walnut Grove Plantation

Marker ID: SCHM 
Location: on the west side of Stillhouse Road, just south of US-221, east of I-26 exit 28.
County: Spartanburg
Coordinates: N 34° 50.416    W 081° 58.126
  34.840267    -81.968767
Style: Free Standing **


Charles and Mary Moore built the Manor House in 1765 1 ½ miles SE on land granted by George III in 1763. They founded Rocky Spring Academy (1770-1850) the first in Spartanburg County. In a raid in 1780 “Bloody” Bill Cunningham, a Tory, murdered two patriots here, beginning the Moore Family Cemetery.