Mount Hope Plantation Berkeley County
- Location Santee River, now submerged under Lake Marion, Berkeley County
- Origin of name ?
- Other names ?
- 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
- Early 1800s Dr. Samuel Dwight owned Mount Hope Plantation (3, p. 221).
- Number of acres 453 (5)
- Primary crop ?
- Alphabetical list John Beels; Dr. Samuel Dwight (1810); Elliott; Thomas Gillard; Thomas Gourdin; John Hardwick; William McDonald; Stanley Thomas (3, p. 221) (5)
References & Resources
- 30-15 Plantation File, held by the South Carolina Historical Society
- Caption on map of plantations along the Santee River in Upper St. John's Parish, SC 1865
- J. Russell Cross, Historic Ramblin's through Berkeley (Columbia, SC: R.L. Bryan Company, 1985)
Order Historic Ramblin's through Berkeley
- Albert Sidney Thomas, Thomas Family, South Carolina (Self published 1964)
- Information contributed by John McKenzie from SC Department of Archives and History from Series: L10005 Reel: 0010 Plat: 05504.