Fairfield Plantation - Gardens Corner Beaufort County South Carolina SC

Fairfield Plantation – Gardens Corner – Beaufort County

Fairfield Plantation 2015 - Beaufort County, South Carolina
— Fairfield Plantation Historical Marker © Gazie Nagle, 2015 —
(Do Not Use Without Written Consent)

Basic Information

  • Location – Gardens Corner, Beaufort County

    Near the intersection of US Highway 21 and US Highway 17 (1)

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – No longer exists


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

    Revolutionary War Colonel Benjamin Garden owned the plantation. The community of Gardens Corner is named for him (1).

  • ? – House built

  • 1789 – Colonel Benjamin Garden passed away (1).


  • Number of acres – 756 acres

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Number of slaves – ?

References & Resources

  1. Information contributed by Gazie Nagle from:
    – Erin Moody, Gardens Corner Markers Commemorate Namesake, Past Wars (Island Packet: June 6, 2014

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