Oaks Plantation Murrells Inlet Georgetown County
- Location Waccamaw River, Murells Inlet, All Saints Waccamaw Parish, Georgetown County
Original plantation lands were located northwest of US 17 in the vicinity of Theodosia Road.
- Origin of name ?
- Other names ?
- Current status Part of Brookgreen Gardens
- 1711 Earliest known date of existence
Granted to Robert Daniell
- 1730 House built by Joseph Allston
- 1760 New house built by Joseph Allston
- Number of acres ?
- Primary crop ?
- SC Governor Joseph Alston is buried in the Alston family cemetery at Oaks Plantation.
- Alphabetical list William Algernon; Joseph Allston; Joseph Alston (wife - Theodosia Burr Alston); Joseph Alston, Jr.; Mary Alston; John Ashe; Robert Daniell; Louis Claude Lachicotte; Dr. Julius A. Mood; Archer M. Huntington; Benjamin Burgh Smith and Anna Louisa Alston Smith
- Number of slaves ?
References & Resources
- National Register of Historic Places
Nomination form - PDF - submitted in 1978
- 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), pp. 165-170
Order Historical Atlas of the Rice Plantations of Georgetown County and the Santee River
- 30-15 Plantation File, held by the South Carolina Historical Society
- Sharon A. Carlisle, George Washington's Guide to the Waccamaw Neck and Georgetown (Rice Told Tales) (Self published: 2004)
- Alberta Morel Lachicotte, Georgetown Rice Plantations (Georgetown, SC: Georgetown County Historical Society, 1993)
Order Georgetown Rice Plantations
- George C. Rodgers, Jr., The History of Georgetown County, South Carolina (Spartanburg, SC: Reprint Company, 1990)
Order The History of Georgetown County, South Carolina
- Brookgreen Gardens
P.O. Box 3368
Pawleys Island, SC 29585
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