City Directories and History: The Major Ferdinand Gibson home also known as the Rogers house, ca. 1840.
“Gibson, Col. James Savage (estate of) of Springville and Darlington. Born Aug. 25, 1810 (S.C.); married Amarintha DuBose (Oct. 31, 1824-Apr. 30, 1908); died Aug. 23, 1855. Education: College of S.C. (1831-33). Church: Methodist. Public Service: Inspector General, 4th S.C. Militia Div.; Lieut. Col. (Gov. Johnson’s staff). Other: Trustee, Marion Female College. Slaves: 105 (Marion District).”
The Last Foray, C. Gaston Davidson, SC Press – 1971
(c. 1840)—Greek Revival frame structure has two story portico each floor of which is supported by four square columns. Interior has four square rooms on each floor divided by wide hall. Living room has columned mantel of black Italian marble. Only dependency remaining is kitchen, which was added to the house in 1883. Gardens and grove of trees surround house. (SC Dept. of Archives and History)
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