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Burt-Stark Mansion

Burt-Stark Mansion Review

It was here that Jefferson Davis disbanded the Confederate armies, effectively ending the Civil War. Built in 1820, the house was a private residence until 1971, when Mary Stark Davis died. She willed the house to the Abbeville County Historic Preservation Commission, with a provision that nothing be added or removed from the house. It's filled with lovely antiques, carved-wood surfaces, and old family photos. Her clothing is still in the dresser drawers.

    Contact Information

  • Address: 400 N. Main St., Abbeville, SC 29620 | Map It
  • Phone: 864/366–0166
  • Cost: $10
  • Hours: Fri. and Sat. 1-5 or by appointment.
  • Website:
  • Location: Abbeville
Updated: 10-02-2012

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