Baynard's Old Place Plantation - Edisto Island Charleston County South Carolina SC

Baynard's Old Place Plantation – Edisto Island
Charleston County

Basic Information

  • Location – Russell Creek (a branch of the North Edisto River), Edisto Island, St. John's Colleton Parish, Charleston County

  • Origin of name – Named for the Baynard family

  • Other names – Mr. Charles Seabrook's Place, Seabrook Place, Pine Ridge

  • Current status – ?


  • 1772 – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – House built


  • Number of acres – 200 before 1839; 400 in 1844; 447 in 1846; 460 in 1860

  • Primary crop – Sea island cotton


  • Alphabetical list – Edward Mitchell Baynard, John C. Baynard, Thomas Baynard, William Baynard, William G. Baynard, Charles and Eva Whaley Seabrook


  • Number of slaves – ?


Web Resources

Print Resources

  • Richard Dwight Porcher and Sarah Fick, The Story of Sea Island Cotton (Charleston: Wyrick & Company, 2005).

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