Foot Point Plantation Spring Island Beaufort County
- Location Spring Island, Colleton River, Beaufort County
- Origin of name ?
- Other names ?
- Current status ?
- Number of acres ?
- Primary crop ?
- A 10-acre field of olives were grown at Foot Point Plantation which was destroyed during the Civil War. It is believed these were the first olives grown in America (3).
- Alphabetical list Charles J Colcock (1860); Sir John Colleton (1718-1777); James M. Eason (1864); Charles T. Lowndes
- Number of slaves Over 100 according to the Federal Census of 1860 (2, vol. I-XII, x: 35)
References & Resources
- Robert B. Cuthbert and Stephen G. Hoffius, editors, Northern Money, Southern Land: The Lowcountry Plantation Sketches of Chlotilde R. Martin (Columbia, SC: The University of South Carolina Press, 2009)
- Claude Henry Neuffer, editor, Names in South Carolina, Volume I through 30 (Columbia, SC: The State Printing Company)
Order Names in South Carolina, Volumes I-XII, 1954-1965
Order Names in South Carolina, Index XIII-XVIII
- Information contributed by Lancy Burn from the Handbook of South Carolina, 1908, second edition, page 349