Stiles Point Plantation - James Island Charleston County South Carolina SC

Stiles Point Plantation – James Island – Charleston County

Stiles Point Plantation 2014 - Charleston County, South Carolina
— Stiles Point Plantation © Gazie Nagle, 2014 —
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Basic Information

  • Location – Ashley River, James Island, St. Andrew's Parish, Charleston County

    Located at 940 Paul Revere Drive (1, p. 1)

  • Origin of name – For the plantation's founder, Benjamin Stiles

  • Other names – Stiles-Hinson House (1, p. 1)

  • Current status – Privately owned


  • 1741 – Earliest known date of existence

  • 1742 – One-half story house built by Benjamin Stiles (1, p. 2).

  • 1891 – House enlarged by William Hinson. In essence, Hinson built a second house that is two-half stories and connected the two structures with a flat roof (1, p. 2).

  • 1960 – William Hinson Mikell owned Stiles Point Planation.

  • 1974 – C.O. Thompson III owned the plantation and was restoring the house (1, p. 1, 5).


  • Number of acres – 1.36 in 1974 (1, p. 4)

  • Primary crop – Sea island cotton (1, p. 6)

    In the twentieth century, the farm produced cabbage and green beans.

  • The Stiles family cemetery is located at Stiles Point Plantation (1, p. 3).


  • Chronological list – Benjamin Stiles; William Hinson; William Hinson Mikell (1960); C.O. Thompson III (1974)


  • Number of slaves – ?

References & Resources

  1. National Register of Historic Places
    Nomination form - PDF - submitted in 1974
    Photographs, architectural overview

  2. 30-15 Plantation File, held by the South Carolina Historical Society

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