Prospect Hill Plantation - Edisto Island Charleston County South Carolina SC

Prospect Hill Plantation – Edisto Island – Charleston County

Basic Information

  • Location – South Edisto River, Edisto Island, St. John's Colleton Parish, Charleston County

    Located at 2695 Laurel Hill Road

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – Privately owned


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • 1861 – William Grimball Baynard died. It is not known at this time how long he owned the plantation. His son, William G. Baynard inherited the property (National Register, p. 2).

  • 1986 – The plantation was owned by Tang Corporation (National Register, p. 1).


  • Number of acres – 151 in 1986

  • Primary crop – Sea island cotton


  • Alphabetical list – William Grimball Baynard; William G. Baynard; Percy H. Whaley


  • Number of slaves – ?


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  • Prospect Hill Plantation
    2695 Laurel Hill Road
    Edisto Island, SC 29438

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