Pond Bluff Plantation - Fort Motte Calhoun County South Carolina SC

Pond Bluff Plantation – Fort Motte – Calhoun County

Basic Information

  • Location – Fort Motte, St. Matthews Parish, Calhoun County

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – Healthy Grove, Can't Hill

  • Current status – ?


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – House built

  • ? – Margaret Cantey Thomson and her sister, Anna S. Thomson, inherited the plantation.

  • 1835 – Margaret and her husband, Artemus Thomson Darby, filed for a partition of the estate. Dr. Thomas J. Goodwyn, trustee for the Darbys, purchased the plantation for $12,550 ( Culler, pp. 372-373 ).

  • 1878 – Artemus Thomson Darby died at Pond Bluff.


  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Alphabetical list – Artemus Thomson and Margaret Cantey Darby, Margaret Cantey and Anna S. Thomson


  • Number of slaves – ?


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