Oaks Plantation - Murrells Inlet Georgetown County South Carolina SC

Oaks Plantation – Murrells Inlet – Georgetown County



Basic Information

  • 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

Timeline

  • 1711 – Earliest known date of existence

    Granted to Robert Daniell

  • 1730 – House built by Joseph Allston

  • 1760 – New house built by Joseph Allston

Land

  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – ?

  • SC Governor Joseph Alston is buried in the Alston family cemetery at Oaks Plantation.

Owners

  • 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

Slaves

  • Number of slaves – ?

Buildings

References & Resources

  1. National Register of Historic Places
    Nomination form - PDF - submitted in 1978
    Photographs, overview

  2. 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

  3. 30-15 Plantation File, held by the South Carolina Historical Society

  4. Sharon A. Carlisle, George Washington's Guide to the Waccamaw Neck and Georgetown (Rice Told Tales) (Self published: 2004)

  5. Alberta Morel Lachicotte, Georgetown Rice Plantations (Georgetown, SC: Georgetown County Historical Society, 1993)
     Order Georgetown Rice Plantations

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

Contact Information

  • Brookgreen Gardens
    P.O. Box 3368
    Pawleys Island, SC 29585

    Telephone: 800-849-1931
    Website: Click here



SC Plantation Inns
SC Plantation Tours
SC Plantation Pictures
SC Plantations by Place
SC Plantation Weddings



Abbeville County
Aiken County
Allendale County
Anderson County

Bamberg County
Barnwell County
Beaufort County
Berkeley County

Calhoun County
Charleston County
Cherokee County
Chester County
Chesterfield County
Clarendon County
Colleton County

Darlington County
Dillon County
Dorchester County

Edgefield County

Fairfield County
Florence County

Georgetown County
Greenville County
Greenwood County

Hampton County
Horry County

Jasper County

Kershaw County

Lancaster County
Laurens County
Lee County
Lexington County

Marion County
Marlboro County
McCormick County

Newberry County

Oconee County
Orangeburg County

Pickens County

Richland County

Saluda County
Spartanburg County
Sumter County

Union County

Williamsburg County

York County


Flower photographs by Virginia Saunders, Columbia, SC. Please click flower for more info.

HOW YOU CAN HELP

Are you able to contribute plantation
information or pictures?
Please click here.


SouthCarolinaPlantations.com
is maintained as a public service by

South Carolina

Home Edit Info Contact

HomeAdd InfoSearchContact