Kensington (HMM6X)

Location: Eastover, SC 29044 Richland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 52.139', W 80° 39.503'

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(Front text)
This plantation on the Wateree River features a remarkable Italianate Revival house built in 1852-54. Designed by Charleston architects Edward C. Jones and Francis D. Lee, it was built for Matthew Richard Singleton (1817-1854) and Martha Kinloch Singleton (1818-1892). Jacob Stroyer described life as a slave here in his memoir, first published in 1879.
(Reverse text)
Kensington was owned by members of the Singleton, Hamer, and Lanham families until the late twentieth century, and though the house fell into disrepair the land was farmed for many years. Kensington was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1971. It was sold to Union Camp (later International Paper) in 1981, restored in 1983-84, and opened for educational programs.
HM NumberHMM6X
Marker Number40-129
Year Placed2005
Placed ByThe Scarborough-Hamer Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 3:06pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 531595 N 3747681
Decimal Degrees33.86898333, -80.65838333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 52.139', W 80° 39.503'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 52' 8.34" N, 80° 39' 30.18" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4140 McCords Ferry Rd, Eastover SC 29044, US
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