Heydon Hill Plantation - Sandy Run Berkeley County South Carolina SC

Heydon Hill Plantation – Sandy Run – Berkeley County

Heydon Hill Plantation photo of image taken in 2013 - Berkeley County, South Carolina
— Sketch of Heydon Hill Plantation © Contributed by Laura Darby, 2013 —
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Basic Information

  • Location – Sandy Run, Berkeley County

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – ?


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – Peter Gaillard was the plantation's original owner (3)

  • Circa 1830 – House built (3)

  • ? – S. Gourdin Gaillard was Heydon Hill Plantation's last Gaillard owner (3)


  • Number of acres – 2,400 circa 1830 (3)

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Chronological list – Peter Gaillard (?); S. Gourdin Gaillard (?)


  • Number of slaves – ?


References & Resources

  1. Caption on map of plantations along the Santee River in Upper St. John's Parish, SC 1865

  2. J. Russell Cross, Historic Ramblin's through Berkeley (Columbia, SC: R.L. Bryan Company, 1985)
     Order Historic Ramblin's through Berkeley

  3. Information contributed by George S. Mabry

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