Erwinton Plantation - Bull Pond Allendale County South Carolina SC

Erwinton Plantation – Bull Pond – Allendale County



Erwinton Plantation 1975 - Allendale County, South Carolina
— Erwinton Plantation © National Register of Historic Places, 1975 —
(Do Not Use Without Written Consent)

Basic Information

  • 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

Timeline

  • 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)

Land

  • Number of acres – Approximately 430 in the 1800s; 5 acres in 1975 (1, p. 2)

  • Primary crop – Cotton (1, p. 2)

Owners

  • 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)

Slaves

  • Number of slaves – ?

Buildings

  • The house is a one and one-half story, clapboard construction (1, p. 2).

References & Resources

  1. National Register of Historic Places
    Nomination form - PDF - submitted in 1975
    Photographs, architectural overview

  2. Brief history of Erwinton Plantation - source no longer available online

  3. 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





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