Plumfield Plantation Society Hill Darlington County
- Location East side of the Great Pee Dee River, near Society Hill,
- Origin of name ?
- Other names ?
- Current status Operates as the Carolina Plantation Rice
- ? Earliest known date of existence
- ? House built
- 1741 On December 10, Thomas Evans received a land grant for 250 acres (1).
- Early 1800s Gov. David Rogerson Williams was owner (3).
Williams constructed a levee system to keep flood waters out of his cotton fields (3).
- 1830 Williams passed away.
- ? Campbell Coxe became owner and grows rice on the plantation as Carolina Plantation Rice (2).
- Number of acres 250 in 1741 (1); approximately 20,000 in 1995 (3)
- Primary crop Cotton historically and rice currently
- Chronological list Thomas Evans (1741-?); Gov. David Rogerson Williams (early 1800s-1830); Campbell Coxe (?-present, 2012)
- Number of slaves ?
References & Resources
- Information contributed by Pat Patterson as found in the South Carolina Department of Archives & History database.
- Carolina Plantation Rice: Rice History
- Discover Charleston.com, South Carolina Gold Rush: The Resurgence of the State's Rice Culture - source no longer available online
- Carolina Plantation Rice
PO Box 505
Darlington, SC 29532
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