Ravenwood Plantation - Neyles Colleton County South Carolina SC

Ravenwood Plantation – Neyles – Colleton County



Basic Information

  • Location – Chessey Creek (a branch of the Ashepoo River), Neyles, St. Bartholomew's Parish, ACE Basin, Colleton County

    Located on SC 64 about 8 miles southeast from the City of Walterboro

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – Ravenswood

  • Current status – Privately owned

Timeline

  • 1800 – Earliest known date of existence

  • 1840 – House built

    The house was not burned during the Civil War.

Land

  • Number of acres – 1,025

  • Primary crop – Rice

Owners

  • Alphabetical list – Adams; Frank and Nina Burke (2005); Dennison; Fishburne; Ford; Hiers; Lewis; Lightsey; Middleton; George Washington Osward; Raven; Sanders; A.H. Seabrook; Tillman; Vanderhorst; Warren

Slaves

  • Number of slaves – 67 in 1840; 106 in 1860

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