Greenfield Plantation Georgetown County
— Greenfield Plantation, 2012 © Brandon Coffey —
- Location Black River, Georgetown County
- Origin of name ?
- Other names ?
- Current status Privately owned
— Front Walk at Greenfield Plantation, 2012 © Brandon Coffey —
- 1735 Earliest known date of existence
William Saxby received a land grant.
- 1777 Paul Lepear was in possession of the plantation which consisted of 1,000 acres. He divided the acreage and sold half to Stephen Ford.
- 1934 Walker Inman purchased Greenfield. He had several buildings constructed on the plantation - various farm buildings, a superintendent's house, and servants quarters.
The house and buildings were designed by Marion Sims Wyeth, of the New York and Palm Beach firm of Wyeth and King.
- 1946 Inman purchased nearby Campfield Plantation.
- ? Inman died leaving the plantation to his son, Walter "Skipper" J. Inman, Jr.
- 2010 Inman, Jr. died on February 24; Greenfield remained in the family.
— Greenfield Plantation Oak, 2012 © Brandon Coffey —
- Number of acres 1,000 in 1777
- Primary crop Rice
- Alphabetical list Vick Deer and Russell Bauknight; Hunter Glover; Daralee Inman (2010); Walker J. Inman (1934-?); Walter "Skipper" J. Inman, Jr. (?-2010); Paul Lepear (1777); John Julius Pringle; William Saxby (1735-?); Thomas Shubrick's; J. William Skinner; Oliver Brightman Skinner
- Number of slaves 46
References & Resources
- Tommy Howard, Walker Inman, Multi-Millionaire Heir of Duke Fortune Dead at 57 (Georgetown, SC: Georgetown Times, March 9, 2010)
- 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