Camp Hall Plantation Pringletown Berkeley County
- Location Pringletown, St. James Goose Creek, Berkeley County
- Origin of name ?
- Other names ?
- Current status In 2015, Volvo announced plans build its first American manufacturing plant on the former plantation site (2).
- ? Earliest known date of existence
- ? House built
- 1800s Camp Hall Plantation was owned by George W. Shingler (1, p. 184)
- 1929 The corporation that is now called MeadWestvaco purchased the plantation and farmed it for timber (2).
- 2015 Volvo announced it was going to build its first American manufacturing plant on the site. Construction of the facility was to begin in the fall of 2015 with the first cars scheduled to be produced in 2018 (2).
- Number of acres 5,000 in the 1800s (1, p. 184)
- Primary crop Timber in modern times (2)
References & Resources
- J. Russell Cross, Historic Ramblin's through Berkeley (Columbia, SC: R.L. Bryan Company, 1985)
Order Historic Ramblin's through Berkeley
- Andrew Shain and Cassie Cope, Volvo Chooses South Carolina for Auto Plant (Columbia, SC: The State, May, 10, 2015)