Richmond Plantation Mount Pleasant Charleston County
— Richmond Plantation Historical Marker © Gazie Nagle, 2013 —
(Do Not Use Without Written Consent)
- Location Toomer Creek, Mount Pleasant, Charleston County
North James Gregarie Road (1)
- Origin of name ?
- Other names ?
- Current status No longer exists; in 1997 the site was excavated by archaeologists (1)
- ? Earliest known date of existence
- ? House built
- 1700s William Vanderhorst owned the plantation (1).
- 1784 Joshua Toomer married William's daughter Sabina. They combined the neighboring Vanderhorst Point Plantation and Richmond Plantation (1).
- 1796 The property passed to Joshua and Sabina's son Anthony V. Toomer (1).
- 1856 The plantation remained in the Toomer family until this year (1).
- 1997 Archaeologists found hundreds of articfacts associated with the families that once lived at the plantation during an excavation of the property (1).
- Chronological list William Vanderhorst (?); Joshua Toomer (?); Joshua and Sabina Vanderhorst Toomer (1784-1796); Anthony V. Toomer (1796-?)
- Number of slaves ?
References & Resources
- Historical Markers in Mount Pleasant - PDF - p. 9