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Walnut Grove Plantation

1200 Otts Shoals Rd, Roebuck, SC

(864) 576-6546

Admission: Adults: $10, Ages 2-12: $8, Free/Ages 0-2, FREE to SCHA Members; Discount for scheduled groups

April- October: 11am-5pm Tues- Sat, 2pm-5pm Sundays, CLOSED Mondays

March & November: 11am-5pm Saturdays, 2pm-5pm Sundays Only

December- February: CLOSED for the season

*Groups of 10 or more can schedule visits year round

You may use the following alternate route to access Walnut Grove Plantation for at least the next 2-3 weeks:

FROM I-26:
-Travel down US-221 toward Spartanburg
-Turn RIGHT onto SC-215
-Bear RIGHT onto Otts Shoals Road
-Travel 2.6 miles on Otts Shoals Road to Walnut Grove Plantation (on right).

*Stillhouse Road will remain open at this time with alternating traffic in one lane. Wait times for directional changes are 15-30 minutes.

Thanks for your patience during this time and thank you for visiting Walnut Grove Plantation!


Walnut Grove Plantation recounts how free and enslaved people settled the South Carolina Backcountry, fought for independence, and built a new nation.

Charles & Mary Moore established the plantation c. 1767.  They raised ten children in the house they built and lived in for 40 years.  Mr. Moore relied on a dozen enslaved African Americans and his own large family to work his sizable farm.  During the Revolutionary War, the Moores, including daughter Margaret Barry, supported the Patriot cause. Local militia mustered at Walnut Grove prior to the Battle of Cowpens. Loyalist William "Bloody Bill" Cunningham raided the plantation in November 1781 and killed a Patriot soldier sheltered by the Moores.

In addition to the home and outlying buildings, visitors can also view the property's cemetery and walk our nature trail, or enjoy a picnic at the pavilion.