Young Farm (Florence, South Carolina)

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Young Farm
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Young Farm (Florence, South Carolina) is located in South Carolina
Young Farm (Florence, South Carolina)
Young Farm (Florence, South Carolina) is located in the US
Young Farm (Florence, South Carolina)
Location West of Florence on U.S. Route 76, near Florence, South Carolina
Coordinates 34°9′28″N 79°52′15″W / 34.15778°N 79.87083°W / 34.15778; -79.87083Coordinates: 34°9′28″N 79°52′15″W / 34.15778°N 79.87083°W / 34.15778; -79.87083
Area 8.4 acres (3.4 ha)
Built 1919 (1919)
NRHP reference # 83003854[1]
Added to NRHP November 10, 1983

Young Farm is a historic farm complex and national historic district located near Florence, Florence County, South Carolina. The district encompasses 5 contributing buildings and 1 contributing structure associated with the dairy farm of Fred H. Young. The complex consists of a two-story frame main residence and a collection of outbuildings including a dairy barn, truck shed, cow shed, and silos. Fred H. Young, a farmer and partner in Young’s Pedigreed Seed Farms, won regard throughout the South for his high-grade cottonseed and cattle.[2][3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Suzanne Pickens Wylie and Pete Rogers (August 1983). "Young Farm" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. Retrieved 20 October 2012. 
  3. ^ "Young Farm, Florence County (U.S. Hwy. 76, Florence vicinity)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 20 October 2012.