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Cross Keys House

  • Address: 163 Old Buncombe Road
  • Vicinity: SW of Union on SC 49, (adjacent to Hwy 49)
  • Hours: Saturdays from 12 noon to 5 pm, Admission is Free but Donations gladly accepted
  • Phone: 864-441-4600
  • Travel Genus: Sight , Visit
  • Sight Category: Museum
  • Available for private functions



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1812/00/00 Cross Keys House is built for merchant Barrum Bobo, 1812-1814
1865/04/30 Jefferson Davis Confederate President Jefferson Davis and his cabinet have lunch at Cross Keys Flight of Jefferson Davis and the Confederate Cabinet

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Particulars for Cross Keys House:
Area of Significance Agriculture
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Architectural Style Georgian Architecture
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Military
Criteria Person
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling
Level of Significance State

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 24th June 1971

Registry Name: Cross Keys House
Registry Address: SW of Union on SC 49
Registry Number: 71000811
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: Georgian
Area in Acres: 5
Contributing Buildings: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Military, Architecture, Agriculture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering, Person
Period of Significance: 1800-1824
Significant Year: 1812, 1814
Associated People: Davis,Jefferson
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-Function: Single dwelling

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