Harbin Plantation Lake Moultrie Berkeley County
Special thanks to Joan Marie Meyering for providing most of the information on this page.
- Location Submerged under Lake Moultrie, Berkeley County
- Origin of name ?
- Other names ?
- Current status In 1939, work began on the Santee Cooper Hydroelectric and Navigation Project. This project displaced many families and communities, and many historic homes were lost as the area was flooded.
- 1809 Samuel DuBose received Harbin Plantation as a dowry from Theodore Samuel Marion (nephew of General Francis Marion) when he married his daughter, Esther.
- 1817 House built by Samuel DuBose replacing an older dwelling.
- 1865 House was destroyed by fire. Samuel's son, Edwin DuBose was owner of record.
- Chronological list Theodore Samuel Marion (?-1809), Samuel Dubose (1809), Edwin DuBose (1865)
- Number of slaves ?
In 1939, an survey was completed prior to the Santee Cooper Hydroelectric and Navigation Project. Two slave cemeteries was recorded as being on Harbin Plantation and to contain approximately 250 graves.
- Second house destroyed by fire in 1865.
- 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