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Location: Rock Hill, SC 29730 York County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 55.542', W 81° 1.344'

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About 1839, this former plantation house was built by George Pendleton White (1801-1849) and his wife, Ann Hutchison White (1805-1880). It has since sheltered five generations of a pioneer Rock Hill family. During the War of 1861-1865 needy Confederate soldiers were cared for here. The house contains a Prophet's Chamber, reserved for the exclusive use of visiting ministers. The east wing was erected about 1878.

Two renowned sons of this house were the Reverend James Spratt White (1841-1891) moderator of the Presbyterian Synod of S.C. and founder of the Rock Hill Public Library and of the Rock Hill public schools, and Andrew Hutchison White (1843-1903), intendant of Rock Hill, grand master of the Grand Lodge of Ancient Free Masons of South Carolina, and president of the State Agricultural and Mechanical Society.
Series This marker is part of the United Daughters of the Confederacy series
Marker Number46-10
Year Placed1972
Placed ByAnn White Chapter - United Daughters of the Confederacy
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 7:38am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 497954 N 3864803
Decimal Degrees34.92570000, -81.02240000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 55.542', W 81° 1.344'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 55' 32.52" N, 81° 1' 20.64" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 N Elizabeth Ln, Rock Hill SC 29730, US
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