Davis Plantation Monticello Fairfield County
- Location Lake Monticello, Jenkinsville, Fairfield County
5264 State Highway 215
- Origin of name Named for the plantation's first owner, Dr. James B. Davis
- Other names ?
- Current status Privately owned
— Davis Plantation in 1971 © National Register of Historic Places —
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- Circa 1840-1850 Earliest known date of existence when Dr. James B. Davis constructed the house (1, p. 2).
- Circa 1861 Captain Joseph Kennerly "J.K." Davis purchased the plantation from Dr. Davis or his estate (3).
- 1896 J.K. Davis died on April 6 (3).
- 1974 W.R. Robinson was owner of record (1, p. 1)
- 2014 The plantation was listed for sale with asking price of $2,900,000. It was sold in April for $560,000. *Note: The property may have been subdivided and a section of the plantation sold at this price (2).
- Number of slaves ?
- The house is two-story of frame construction (1, p. 2).
References & Resources
- National Register of Historic Places
Nomination form - PDF - submitted in 1974
Photographs, architectural overview
- Real Estate Listing
- Information contributed by Barbara Kenyon, wife of Joseph Kennerly Davis's great, great grandson