George Salmon House

The George Salmon House, also known as the C. Douglas Wilson Farm, is located near Travelers Rest, South Carolina on SC Highway 414, off of US Highway 25.[2]

George Salmon House
George Salmon House.jpg
George Salmon House, 2012
George Salmon House is located in South Carolina
George Salmon House
George Salmon House is located in the United States
George Salmon House
Location894 Highway 414
Nearest cityTravelers Rest, South Carolina
Coordinates35°02′06″N 82°27′31″W / 35.035079°N 82.458632°W / 35.035079; -82.458632Coordinates: 35°02′06″N 82°27′31″W / 35.035079°N 82.458632°W / 35.035079; -82.458632
Area2.6 acres (1.1 ha)
Built1850 (1850)
NRHP reference No.87002520[1]
Added to NRHPJanuary 21, 1988

A log house was initially built by George Salmon, a surveyor and one of the earliest settlers to the area, ca1784.[3] Additions to the house transformed it into a two-story plantation plain style house on a brick foundation with a gable roof. In addition to the house, four other contributing properties are on the property including two multipurpose storage buildings, a chicken coop and a smokehouse.[4]


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "NRHP Registration Form" (PDF) (PDF). Retrieved November 30, 2013.
  3. ^ Archie Vernon Huff (1995). Greenville: The History of the City and County in the South Carolina Piedmont. Univ of South Carolina Press. pp. 42–43. ISBN 978-1-57003-045-1.
  4. ^ "George Salmon House". Retrieved November 30, 2013.