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Florence in Florence County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Young Farm
 
Young Farm Marker Photo, Click for full size
circa 2007
1. Young Farm Marker
 
Inscription. In 1925 U. S. Secretary of Commerce Herbert Hoover, later U. S. President, inspected Fred Young's dairy farm following recognition of one of its Jerseys, Sensation's Mikado's Millie, as a world champion butter-fat producer. The house here, built c. 1877 according to family tradition, was remodeled 1968 by Edward L. Young, S. C. House member 1958~60, U. S. Congressman 1972~74.
 
Erected 1983 by Florence County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 21-6.)
 
Location. 34° 9.558′ N, 79° 51.738′ W. Marker is in Florence, South Carolina, in Florence County. Marker is at the intersection of W Palmetto Street (U.S. 76) and Twin Church Road (South Carolina Route 106), on the right when traveling west on W Palmetto Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Florence SC 29501, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Gee (approx. 0.6 miles away); Ebenezer Church (approx. 1.5 miles away); POW * MIA (approx. 2.3 miles away); The Marine Corps League of Florence, SC (approx. 2.4 miles away); Florence Veterans Park (approx. 2.4 miles away); Desert Storm (approx. 2.4 miles away); Purple Heart Recipients (approx. 2.4 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Florence.
 
Young's Farm Photo, Click for full size
circa 2007
2. Young's Farm
 

 
Also see . . .  National Register Properties in South Carolina, Young Farm. (Submitted on September 9, 2008.)
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on September 7, 2008, by M. L. 'Mitch' Gambrell of Taylors, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,081 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 7, 2008, by M. L. 'Mitch' Gambrell of Taylors, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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