South Mulberry Plantation Oakely Berkeley County
— South Mulberry Plantation © Brandon Coffey —
- Location Western branch of the Cooper River, Oakely, St. John's Berkeley Parish, Berkeley County
Located off Old Highway 52 on South Mulberry Road
- Origin of name ?
- Other names ?
- Current status ?
— South Mulberry Plantation Garden © Brandon Coffey —
- 1809 Earliest known date of existence when owned by Philip Broughton
- 1835 House built by Dr. Stanford Barker
- Circa 1940 F.A. Dallet was owner (5).
- Circa 1951 M.E. Dodge Sr. owned the plantation. Under Dodge's ownership, South Mulberry was a working plantation raising beef cattle, operating a dairy and cultivating other agricultural products (5).
- Circa 1958 Dodge sold the plantation (5).
- ? Large additions and extensive remodeling took place while the house was serving as a hunting lodge.
- 1990 Scenes from the movie Voodoo Dawn were filmed at South Mulberry Plantation (6).
- Number of acres Historically 2,600 acres; the plantation has recently (2012) been subdivided (5).
- Primary crop Beef cattle, dairy and agricultural products under the ownership of M.E. Dodge Sr. (5).
- Alphabetical list Dr. Stanford Barker (1835), Philip Broughton (1809), Thomas Broughton, Childs, F.A. Dallet (1940), M.E. Dodge Sr. (1951-1958), Tucker
- Number of slaves ?
References & Resources
- 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
- 30-14 Plantation File, South Carolina Historical Society
– Online Catalog
- John Beaufain Irving, A Day on Cooper River (1842) (Whitefish, MT: Kessinger Publishing, LLC, 2010)
- J. Russell Cross, Historic Ramblin's through Berkeley (Columbia, SC: R.L. Bryan Company, 1985)
Order Historic Ramblin's through Berkeley
- Information contributed by M.E. Dodge, Jr.
- Information contributed by Brandon Coffey.