Epps-McGill Farmhouse

Coordinates: 33°40′28.09″N 79°48′56.95″W / 33.6744694°N 79.8158194°W / 33.6744694; -79.8158194
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Epps-Mcgill Farmhouse
Epps-McGill Farmhouse is located in South Carolina
Epps-McGill Farmhouse
Epps-McGill Farmhouse is located in the United States
Epps-McGill Farmhouse
LocationEastland Avenue, near Kingstree, South Carolina
Coordinates33°40′28.09″N 79°48′56.95″W / 33.6744694°N 79.8158194°W / 33.6744694; -79.8158194
Area2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built1907 (1907)[2]
NRHP reference No.100005612[1]
Added to NRHPSeptember 25, 2020

Epps-Mcgill Farmhouse is a two-story Folk Victorian style 3,658 square feet (339.8 m2)home located near Kingstree, in Williamsburg County, South Carolina. Construction of the home began in 1905 by Silas Wightman Epps.[3] It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2020.[1]


The Epps-Mcgill Farmhouse was the residence for multiple generations of farmers that worked in field surrounding the property, which was originally 51 acres (21 ha) in size. The farmhouse is known for is high level of architectural integrity, with little changes being made during its existence, and for its unique ownership as a rare instance of success in the sharecropping system of the American South when purchased by African American farmer Weaver McGill in 1976.[4]

See also[edit]

National Register of Historic Places listings in Williamsburg County, South Carolina


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Epps-McGill Farmhouse". South Carolina Historic Properties Record. 2021-10-06.
  3. ^ "Epps-McGill Farmhouse". Kingstree News. 2021-10-06. Archived from the original on 2021-10-07.
  4. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form - Epps-McGill Farmhouse". United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service. Retrieved 7 October 2021.