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Home represents Fort Mill’s most iconic family

The White Homestead, flanked by horse pastures and secluded from traffic on the town’s main road by stately trees, was built in 1831 for William Elliott White by contractor Thomas B. Hoover for $5,000. It was later the home of Samuel E. White, who founded Fort Mill Manufacturing Co.

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This week in Fort Mill history

1996: Drinking and smoking, once strictly prohibited, were now allowed at the Grand Radisson Hotel on the grounds of the former PTL Network. 1976: A special grant of $84,415 was awarded by the Elliott White Springs Foundation for recreation facilities in Fort Mill, Lancaster, Kershaw and Chester.

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Fort Mill Community Garden in full bloom 0:35

Fort Mill Community Garden in full bloom

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Bike ministry rolling in Fort Mill church

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Camp Bow Wow opens in Fort Mill

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Fort Mill High School Band in Normandy

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Seeing double? No, just an unusual number of twins at Gold Hill Middle School

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Wow! A 21-second pin! Indian Land second-grader wins AAU national wrestling title 0:50

Wow! A 21-second pin! Indian Land second-grader wins AAU national wrestling title

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Curb appeal in Fort Mill's Paradise community

Loom coworking concept comes to Fort Mill 2:12

Loom coworking concept comes to Fort Mill

Springfield Middle twins compete despite challenges 0:17

Springfield Middle twins compete despite challenges

Tega Cay Elementary launches STEM Expo 1:19

Tega Cay Elementary launches STEM Expo

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Fire rips through Fort Mill home

Firefighters responded at 8:57 a.m. to a fire at 245 S. Downs Way, in Fort Mill's Bailiwyck community. They spent four hours there battling blazes on two floors, in the attic and onto the roof.
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Fire rips through Fort Mill home 0:11

Fire rips through Fort Mill home

Fort Mill Community Garden in full bloom 0:35

Fort Mill Community Garden in full bloom

Bike ministry rolling in Fort Mill church 1:18

Bike ministry rolling in Fort Mill church

Camp Bow Wow opens in Fort Mill 0:22

Camp Bow Wow opens in Fort Mill