Cross Keys Plantation House

Cross Keys Plantation House

This is another example of what you can find when out exploring. The Cross Keys House.

Cross Keys Plantation House
Cross Keys Plantation House

This is the plantation house in Cross Keys, South Carolina. It is named for the carved inscription on either chimney, with the building date of 1814.

Cross Keys Plantation House
Cross Keys Plantation House

During the US Civil War after the fall of Richmond VA, the Confederate capital, Jefferson Davis (president CSA) and his cabinet rest here while heading further south.

Cross Keys Plantation House
Cross Keys Plantation House

We found this site by accident. A quick ‘U turn’ brought us right back to photograph the building. There was no entrance allowed and it was locked.

Cross Keys Plantation House
Cross Keys Plantation House

The Cross Keys House is listed on the US national register of historical sites.

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