New Skene Plantation - Berkeley County South Carolina SC

New Skene Plantation – Berkeley County

Basic Information

  • Location – Ashley River, Berkeley County

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – ?


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

    Alexander Skene was first owner of record (1, p. 326).

  • 1721 – Skene expanded his land holding by purchasing an additional 3,000 acres on August 6 (1, p. 326).

  • ? – House built


  • Number of acres – Over 3,000 in 1721

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Chronological list – Alexander Skene (1721)


  • Number of slaves – ?


Web Resources

  1. Edward Maccrady, The History of South Carolina under the Proprietary Government, 1670-1719 (British Library, Historical Print Editions, 2011)

  2. Henry A. M. Smith, The Historical Writings of Henry A.M. Smith (Spartanburg, SC: Reprint Company, 1988)
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