— Clarendon Plantation © Brandon Coffey —
- Location Whale Branch (part of the Broad River), Grays Hill, St Helena Parish, Beaufort County
Located west of US 21 off Clarendon Road on Clarendon Plantation Drive
- Origin of name ?
- Other names ?
- Current status Privately owned
— Rear of Clarendon Plantation © Brandon Coffey —
- 1780 Earliest known date of existence
- ? House built
- 1816 Paul Hamilton, Governor of South Carolina from 1804 to 1806, was buried on Rhodes Plantation. The plantation later became part of Clarendon. Today the grave site is located on the border of Clarendon Plantation and the Federal Laurel Bay Housing Project.
- 1993 The plantation lands were converted into a cattle ranch.
- Alphabetical list Burton, Corning, James M. Cox, Flyer, Willis Irwin, White
- Number of slaves ?
- 30-15 Plantation File, held by the South Carolina Historical Society
- N. Jane Iseley and William P. Baldwin, Lowcountry Plantations Today (Greensboro, NC: Legacy Publications 2001)
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