Arundel Plantation - Georgetown Georgetown County South Carolina SC

Arundel Plantation – Georgetown – Georgetown County



Arundel Plantation 1966 - Georgetown County, South Carolina
— Arundel Plantation 1966 © Library of Congress —
— Prints & Photographs Division HABS SC,22-GEOTO.V,11A-10 —

Basic Information

  • Location – Pee Dee River, Georgetown, Prince George Winyah Parish, Georgetown County

    Located east of US 701 off Plantersville Road on Arundel Avenue

  • Origin of name – Said to have been named after Arundel Castle on the Arun River in Sussex, England.

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – Privately owned

Arundel Plantation - Georgetown County, South Carolina
— Arundel Plantation © Brandon Coffey
(Do Not Use Without Written Consent)

Timeline

  • 1717 – Earliest known date of existence

  • 1717 – House built

  • 2005 – On October 4, 2005, all of the acres of Arundel Plantation were placed under conservation easement and recorded by Georgetown County. Alex Quattlebaum was the owner at this time.
Arundel Plantation House - Georgetown County, South Carolina
— Arundel Plantation House © Brandon Coffey
(Do Not Use Without Written Consent)

Land

  • Number of acres – 1,140

  • Primary crop – Rice

Owners

  • Alphabetical list – Allison; LaBruce; Lachicotte; Pringle; Alex Quattlebaum (2005); Shaffer

Slaves

  • Number of slaves – ?

Buildings

  • Slave houses, a plantation house and a 500-year-old live oak.

References & Resources

  1. 30-15 Plantation File, held by the South Carolina Historical Society

  2. William P. Baldwin Jr., Plantations of the Low County: South Carolina 1697-1865 (Westbrook, ME: Legacy Publishing, 1994)
     Order Plantations of the Low County: South Carolina 1697-1865

  3. 30-14 Plantation File, South Carolina Historical Society
    –  Online Catalog

  4. George C. Rodgers, Jr., The History of Georgetown County, South Carolina (Spartanburg, SC: Reprint Company, 1990)
     Order The History of Georgetown County, South Carolina

  5. Article appearing in The Post and Courier, Monday, November 7, 2005, 3B

  6. Suzanne Cameron Linder and Marta Leslie Thacker, Historical Atlas of the Rice Plantations of Georgetown County and the Santee River (Columbia, SC: South Carolina Department of Archives and History, 2001)
     Order Historical Atlas of the Rice Plantations of Georgetown County and the Santee River



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