Bonham House – Saluda County, South Carolina


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The Bonham House, also called Flat Grove, was built in 1780 in Saluda and was owned by Sophie Smith Bonham. Her husband, James Bonham, fought in the Revolutionary War. Her son, James Butler Bonham, became a South Carolina hero for his brave battle at the Alamo. Read more about Bonham and all of South Carolina’s Heros of the Alamo.

Bonham House

Larry Gleason of Aiken © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

Since James Bonham died at the Alamo, his younger brother Milledge Bonham inherited the house. Milledge Bonham was a South Carolina State Legislator, a United States Representative, a Civil War general, and governor of South Carolina.

Bonham Home

Larry Gleason of Aiken © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

The famous Bonhams are Saluda County natives and a proud part of this city’s history. The Bonham House was listed in the National Historic Register in 1974.

Bonham House Info


Address: Wrightman Road near Boyd Branch Road, Saluda, SC 29138
Website: http://saludacountyhistoricalsociety.org/alamo-bonham-house.html

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