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Stirrup Branch Plantation - Front Side

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Stirrup Branch Plantation was located in Bishopville, South Carolina.  This image depicts a scene, at the front of the main house, in 1857.

The Library of Congress, where this photograph is maintained, tells us more about what we see here:

Stirrup Branch Plantation, Bishopville, S.C., on the 75th birthday of Capt. James Rembert, June 8, 1857 - front view of house shows Capt. Rembert and family.

Slaves worked on this plantation but did not live in the main house.


Media Credits

Image online, courtesy Library of Congress; Reproduction Number: LC-USZ62-46605.

 

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