Peters Point Plantation - Edisto Island Charleston County South Carolina SC

Peters Point Plantation – Edisto Island – Charleston County

Basic Information

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

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – Point Saint Pierre

  • Current status – Privately owned


  • 1821 – Earliest known date of existence

  • 1840 – House may have been built by Isaac Jenkins Mikell.

    An alternate source suggests that the house is much older and was not built, but simply remodeled, by Mikell.

    The house is said to have been used as headquarters by the Union Army during the Civil War.


  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – Sea island cotton


  • Alphabetical list – Jenkins; George L. Mikell; Issac Jenkins Mikell; Whaley


  • Number of slaves – 225


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