Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Rose Hill Mansion

Marker ID: SCHM 44-2
Location: about 9 miles S of Union on Road 16 near Tyger River
County: Union
Coordinates: N 34° 36.324    W 081° 39.947
  34.6054    -81.66578333
Style: Free Standing **


Erected in 1828 - 32 by William Henry Gist (1807 - 1874), lawyer, planter, legislator, and Secessionist Governor of South Carolina, Rose Hill was named for its landscaped rose garden. Its fanlights, carved doors and spiral staircase are noteworthy. The porches were added in 1860. In 1960 it became a State Park.

Erected by SC State Commission of Forestry Division of State Parks - 1963