Silver Hill Plantation McClellanville Charleston County
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- Location Jeremy Creek, McClellanville, St. James Santee Parish, Charleston County
814 Kit Hall Road
- Origin of name A silver dollar is said to have been placed in the foundation during construction of the house (2, p. 49)
- Other names McClellan House; Palmer's Point (1) (2, p. 49)
- Current status Privately owned
- ? Earliest known date of existence
- 1700s First house built (1).
- ? Dr. John Saunders Palmer owned the plantation (2, p. 49).
- 1862 500 Confederate soldiers camped at the plantation. The location was referred to as Palmer's Point (2, p. 49).
- Circa 1888 A two-story clapboard house was built for owner Millard F. Skipper. This is when the plantation started to be called Silver Hill as a silver dollar is said to have been placed in the foundation during construction of the house (2, p. 49).
- 1993 Henrietta G. McClellan was owner of Silver Hill Plantation.
- Number of acres 6.67 in 1993
- Primary crop ?
- Number of slaves ?
- The circa 1888 house is still standing (2014).