Silk Hope Plantation - Huger Berkeley County South Carolina SC

Silk Hope Plantation – Huger – Berkeley County



Silk Hope Plantation - Berkeley County, South Carolina
— Silk Hope Plantation © Brandon Coffey
(Do Not Use Without Written Consent)

Basic Information

  • Location – Eastern branch of the Cooper River, Huger, St. Thomas and St. Denis Parish, Berkeley County

    Located off SC 402 on Silk Hope Drive

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – ?

Side of Silk Hope Plantation - Berkeley County, South Carolina
— Sideview of Silk Hope Plantation © Brandon Coffey
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Timeline

  • 1696 – Earliest known date of existence

  • 1999 – Current house built (6)

Porch at Silk Hope Plantation - Berkeley County, South Carolina
— Porch of Silk Hope Plantation © Brandon Coffey
(Do Not Use Without Written Consent)

Land

  • Number of acres – 1,000 in 1999 (6)

  • Primary crop – ?

Owners

  • Alphabetical list – Cherry, Heyward, Nathaniel Johnson, Manigault, Mr. and Mrs. Robert V. Royall

Slaves

  • Number of slaves – ?

Silk Hope Plantation Historical Marker 2011 - Berkeley County, South Carolina
— Silk Hope Plantation Historical Marker © Gazie Nagle, 2011 —
(Do Not Use Without Written Consent)

Buildings

References & Resources

  1. 2002 Cooper River Historic District National Register nomination

  2. John Beaufain Irving, A Day on Cooper River (1842) (Whitefish, MT: Kessinger Publishing, LLC, 2010)

  3. SC Highway Historical Marker Guide - online database by the SC Department of Archives & History

  4. J. Russell Cross, Historic Ramblin's through Berkeley (Columbia, SC: R.L. Bryan Company, 1985)
     Order Historic Ramblin's through Berkeley

  5. Sankofa's Plantation Data Collection

  6. Information contributed by Jason Lawson
Stairs at Silk Hope Plantation - Berkeley County, South Carolina
— Stairs at Silk Hope Plantation © Brandon Coffey
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