Egremont Plantation - McClellanville Charleston County South Carolina SC

Egremont Plantation – McClellanville – Charleston County

Basic Information

  • Location – Collins Creek (a branch of the South Santee River), McClellanville, St. James Santee Parish, Charleston County

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – The Cottage

  • Current status – ?


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – House built

  • 1869 – The house burned while Dr. William Thomas Wilkins Baker was living there. Dr. Baker was hoping to purchase the plantation from Robert Hume Lucas (Bridges & Williams, p. 249).

  • 1870 – Dr. Baker wrote a letter to Lucas saying that he was having a hard time making the payments to purchase the plantation. Lucas told Dr. Baker that if he could not make the payments he was going to have to sell the plantation to someone else (Bridges & Williams, p. 250).

    Under other circumstances Lucas might have let Dr. Baker stay on the property. However, Lucas needed the money in order to pay his debts.


  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Alphabetical list – Robert Hume Lucas


  • Number of slaves – ?


Web Resources

Print Resources

  • Initial references: 40

  • Anne Baker Leland Bridges and Roy Williams III, St James Santee Plantation Parish History and Records, 1685-1925, (Spartanburg, SC: The Reprint Company, Publishers, 1997).

Contact Information

  • Telephone: ?

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