City Directories and History: Rock Hill historian, Wm. B. White, Jr., shared the following with the current owner of the Cowan Farm in June of 2008. “I have been involved in local history and genealogy for more than sixty years, and I must say professionally that Mr. Will’s recollections are valuable historically and well-written…. I recall vividly the week when the old Cowan home burned to the ground. It was located not far from the highway that ran from Rock Hill to Lesslie Station — on the north side of the road. It was a big house set in a grove of magnificent trees.”
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