— Erwinton Plantation © National Register of Historic Places, 1975 —
(Do Not Use Without Written Consent)
- Location Bull Pond, Allendale County
Located off SC 3, south of US 301
- Origin of name ?
- Other names Erwin House, Erwinton Plantation and Hunting Club
- Current status Privately owned
- 1799 Earliest known date of existence
- ? House built
This house was destroyed by fire.
- 1828 Present house was constructed by Dr. William Robinson Erwin (1, p. 3)
This house was unoccupied after the Civil War but remained in the Erwin family.
- 1955 Purchased by Houston Rawls. Mr. Rawls updated the house and used it as his winter home (1, p. 3)
- 1960s Rawls sold to Walter S. Montgomery, R.Z. Cates, and McFarland Cates who use it as a hunt club (1, p. 3)
- Number of acres Approximately 430 in the 1800s; 5 acres in 1975 (1, p. 2)
- Primary crop Cotton (1, p. 2)
- Alphabetical list Walter S. Montgomery (?); R.Z. Cates and McFarland Cates (1930s-); Dr. William Robinson Erwin (?); Erwin Family (?-1955); Clarke Howell (?); Walter S. Montgomery (?); Houston Rawls (1955-1960s)
- Number of slaves ?
- The house is a one and one-half story, clapboard construction (1, p. 2).
References & Resources
- National Register of Historic Places
Nomination form - PDF - submitted in 1975
Photographs, architectural overview
- Brief history of Erwinton Plantation - source no longer available online
- Claude Henry Neuffer, editor, Names in South Carolina, Volume I through 30 (Columbia, SC: The State Printing Company)
Order Names in South Carolina, Volumes I-XII, 1954-1965
Order Names in South Carolina, Index XIII-XVIII