Blacksburg in York County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Home Sweet Homeplace
The heart and headquarters of a working farm was the homeplace. Here, the family lived and children were schooled. Particularly when weather forced people inside, the homeplace bustled with activity.
Following a traditional design that's traceable back to the Scottish Highlands, John Robert Patrick built this cabin for his family of seven in the 1850s. It was inhabited until about 1970. In 1976, the house was relocated here from the Sharon/McConnell area, some twenty miles away.
Erected by South Carolina State Park Service.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1970.
Location. 35° 8.612′ N, 81° 20.15′ W. Marker is in Blacksburg, South Carolina, in York County. Marker can be reached from Camp Cherokee Road. Marker is located on the grounds of Kings Mountain State Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blacksburg SC 29702, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A Valuable Resource that Grows In Trees (a few steps from this marker); That's So Sweet! (within shouting Artisan With Fire (within shouting distance of this marker); A Looming Mystery (within shouting distance of this marker); Welcome to Kings Mountain State Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Dickey / Sherer Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kings Mountain Battleground (approx. 1.6 miles away); Two Parks, One Mountain (approx. 2.3 miles away); Kings Mountain Battlefield Trail (approx. 2.3 miles away); God Save the King! (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blacksburg.
Also see . . . Kings Mountain State Park. Kings Mountain State Park is a South Carolina state park located in the Piedmont region of South Carolina. (Submitted on December 23, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 23, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 463 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on December 23, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.