Oak Grove (Hampton County, South Carolina)

Oak Grove, also known as Richardson Place, is a historic home located near Brunson, Hampton County, South Carolina. It was built in 1852, and is a two-story, Greek Revival style clapboard dwelling on a raised basement. The front facade features a two-story verandah. It is believed that General William Tecumseh Sherman visited Oak Grove during the American Civil War, while on his rampage through the Carolinas during his Campaign of the Carolinas.[2][3]

Oak Grove
Oak Grove, Hampton County, SC, US.jpg
The main house in 2017
Oak Grove (Hampton County, South Carolina) is located in South Carolina
Oak Grove (Hampton County, South Carolina)
Oak Grove (Hampton County, South Carolina) is located in the United States
Oak Grove (Hampton County, South Carolina)
LocationSouthwest of Brunson, near Brunson, South Carolina
Coordinates32°54′49″N 81°12′58″W / 32.91357°N 81.216°W / 32.91357; -81.216Coordinates: 32°54′49″N 81°12′58″W / 32.91357°N 81.216°W / 32.91357; -81.216
Area20.5 acres (8.3 ha)
Built1852 (1852)
Architectural styleGreek Revival
NRHP reference No.76001704[1]
Added to NRHPJuly 12, 1976

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Katharine N. McNulty; Cindy Cole & Linda Gallagher (April 1976). "Oak Grove" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. Retrieved 1 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Oak Grove, Hampton County (S.C. Sec. Rd. 68, Brunson vicinity)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 1 June 2014.