Camp Plantation - North Charleston Charleston County South Carolina SC

Camp Plantation – North Charleston – Charleston County

Basic Information

  • Location – North Charleston, St. James Goose Creek Parish, Charleston County

  • Origin of name – Possibly arose from the fact that Governor Charles Craven and his colonial forces camped on this spot in 1715, "just before they marched south against the Indians in the Yemassee War."

  • Other names – Izard's Camp, Cow Pen, The Camp, Upper Stock

  • Current status – ?


  • 1705 – Earliest known date of existence

    Originally granted to Christopher Smith September 15, 1705

  • ? – House built


  • Number of acres – 1,000

  • Primary crop – Rice


  • Alphabetical list – Glover, Ralph Izard (1709), Daniel Lesesne, Christoper Smith (1705)


  • Number of slaves – ?


Web Resources

Print Resources

  • Initial references: 4, 9, 19

  • Michael J. Heitzler, Goose Creek A Definitive History Volume One Planters, Politicians and Patriots (Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2005).

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