Twickenham Plantation - Yemassee Beaufort County South Carolina SC

Twickenham Plantation – Yemassee – Beaufort County

Basic Information

  • Location – Combahee River, Yemassee, Prince William Parish, ACE Basin, Beaufort County

    Located off River Road on Twickenham Road

  • Origin of name – Twickenham in Middlesex, England

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – Privately owned


  • 1692-1750 – Earliest known date of existence

    The plantation originated from a large tract of land assembled by Walter Izard

  • 1879 – Twickenham and the Bull tract were sold at a sheriff's sale. Thomas Edward Screven purchased the property.

  • 1879 – House built by Major John H. Screven

  • 1903 – John H. Screven died leaving the property to his grandson, Robert J. Turnbull.

  • 1929 – House remodeled by Turnbull


  • Number of acres – 1,077

  • Primary crop – Rice


  • Alphabetical list – Joseph Bryan, Arnold B. Chace, Jr. (1995), Colvin, Heyward, Walter Izard (1744), Miller, James Reid Pringle (1820), Thomas Edward Screven (1879), Robert J. Turnbull, Wilson, Wright


  • Number of slaves – 127 in 1860


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