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Music In The Mansion

Saturday, June 22, 2019 - 6:00pm until 7:30pm

Special performance of music from the Pre-Civil War Era Union.  Enjoy an early evening musical performance in the beautiful ballroom of the mansion, the former home of Governor William H. Gist and his family. Be transported to the early 1800s as you listen to music that may have filled the dancehalls and ballrooms across the south during the Antebellum Era. Some pieces you will recognize and others may be a surprise. Reservations are required and must be made by Wednesday, June 19th. Seating is limited to the first 30 registrants. Admission: $10.00/person. Call (864) 427-5966 or send an e-mail.

Location Details:

2677 Sardis Rd.
Union, SC 29379
(864) 427-5966

Offers visitors insight into the upcountry cotton plantation of South Carolina’s “Secession Governor,” William Henry Gist. Rose Hill served as Gist’s primary residence during his tenure as governor and during the tumultuous months of pending Civil War. The house, its furnishings, surrounding gardens and outbuildings document the lifestyle and changes experienced by the Gist family and the enslaved African Americans who occupied the plantation from the antebellum era through Reconstruction. Includes a picnic shelter and hiking trail to the Tyger River. Park hours: 9 am–6 pm daily (no admission fee). Mansion tours: Mar–Oct, daily at 11 am, 1 & 3 pm; Nov–Feb, Thurs–Mon at 11 am, 1 & 3 pm. Fee charged for tours and special events. No mansion tours on Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Day. Shelter can be reserved for a fee.