Millford Plantation

Millford Plantation (HM1BFD)

Location: Pinewood, SC 29125 Sumter County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 44.883', W 80° 30.731'

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(Front text)
Millford, 1mile west, is the finestGreek Revival house in S.C. and oneof the finest in America. It wasbuilt from 1839 to 1841 for JohnLaurence Manning (1816-1889), aplanter, state legislator, andgovernor 1852-54, and his wife Susan Hampton Manning, a daughter of Gen.Wade Hampton I. Some contemporarieswho thought it extravagant calledthe mansion "Manning's Folly."

(Reverse text)
The three-story, stucco-over-brickhouse features a massive porticowith six fluted Corinthian columns.Noted interior features include adome and oculus over a circularstair, and double parlors. Manyelaborate interior finishes aredesigns from Minard Lafever'sBeauties of Modern Architecture(1835). Millford was designated aNational Historic Landmark in 1973.
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HM NumberHM1BFD
Series This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series
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Marker Number43-45
Year Placed2012
Placed ByThe Classical American Homes Preservation Trust
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 7:39am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 545181 N 3734327
Decimal Degrees33.74805000, -80.51218333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 44.883', W 80° 30.731'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 44' 52.98" N, 80° 30' 43.86" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-190 Co Rd 51, Pinewood SC 29125, US
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