Belfast Plantation - Allendale County South Carolina SC

Belfast Plantation – Allendale County

Basic Information

  • Location – Allendale County

    Approximately 15 miles west of Town of Allendale, near where the Lower Three Runs Creek meets the Savannah River

  • Origin of name – Named after Scarborough's beloved Belfast, Ireland

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – ?

Timeline

  • 1744 – Earliest known date of existence – Scarborough came to America from Belfast, Ireland and secured several small tracts of land from local owners and combined them.

  • ? – House built

Land

  • Number of acres – 6,000 in 1970

  • Primary crop – ?

Owners

  • Alphabetical list – Gantt (?); Judge and Mrs. H. M. Lightsey (?); Willy Morris (?); Scarborough (1744-?); Stone

Slaves

  • Number of slaves – ?

Buildings

  • House – ?

References & Resources

  1. Brief history of Belfast Plantation - source no longer available online

  2. Xania Lawton, Belfast Plantation, Lightsey Home, Withstands Ravages, (Charleston, SC: The News and Courier, 1957)

  3. 30-14 Plantation File, South Carolina Historical Society
    –  Online Catalog

  4. Alexania Easterling Lawton and Minnie Reeves Wilson, Allendale on the Savannah, (Bamberg, SC: Bamberg Herald Printers, 1970)





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