Century House – Ridgeway, South Carolina


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This historic home was used as the Confederate Headquarters for Wade Hampton’s cavalry from February 17-19 of 1865. Lead by General P.G.T. Beauregard, troops fled on the heels of Union soldiers, who arrived just days later.

Century House

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The Century House in Ridgeway is listed in the National Historic Register and now serves as town hall.

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Century House Plantation, Circa 1890 © Contributed by Angie Arndt

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Address: 170 South Dogwood Avenue, Ridgeway, SC 29130
Website: http://www.ridgewaysc.org/

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2 Comments about Century House

Jerome RoseboroughNo Gravatar says:
October 20th, 2014 at 10:44 am

Dee Hill, my 3x great-grandfather, John Cupit Rosborough, and his parents, John Rosborough and Ann Cupit, used to own the Rosborough house that sits where the current Century House is today. John Cupit Rosborough died in 1860. His parents John and Ann came from Antrim, Ireland.

Dee HillNo Gravatar says:
April 25th, 2013 at 2:35 pm

Is there a book with the slave and slave owner in it. I am looking for my great great grandparents
who were from Ireland. My great grandfather was born in the Century House in 1844. His name was Benjamin Murphy. Please what help you can give me would be greatly appreciated.

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