Limespring Plantation Berkeley County
- Location Submerged under Lake Marion, Berkeley County
- Origin of name ?
- Other names Lime Spring
- Current status In 1939, work began on the Santee Cooper Hydroelectric and Navigation Project. This project displaced many families and communities, and many historic homes were lost as the area was flooded.
- ? Earliest known date of existence
- ? House built
- 1939 Francis Kinloch Simons was the last owner of Limespring Plantation. He and his wife lost their home and land to the flooding of the Santee Cooper Project. They moved to nearby Loch Dhu Plantation which Mr. Simons had previous purchased for his son (3).
- Number of acres ?
- Primary crop ?
- Chronological list Francis Kinloch Simons (?-1939)
References & Resources
- 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
- J. Russell Cross, Historic Ramblin's through Berkeley (Columbia, SC: R.L. Bryan Company, 1985)
Order Historic Ramblin's through Berkeley
- Information contributed by Elizabeth G. Simons