Blackjack Plantation - Chester County South Carolina SC

Blackjack Plantation – Chester County

Basic Information


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – House built

  • 1828 – The will of Samuel McCullough leaves Blackjack Plantation to his wife Sarah. The will notes that Samuel's sister Mary McCullough was residing on the plantation at the time and that Blackjack had previously been owned by their mother. Samuel was residing at his McCullough Plantation at the time of his death (4).

  • Circa mid 1800s – Daniel Hall, Sr owned the plantation (1).

  • 1887 – Daniel Hall, Sr died (1).


  • Number of acres – 317 in 1828 (4).

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Number of slaves – Daniel Hall, Sr owned 150 slaves between his two plantations Blackjack and Hog Fork (2).

  • Dr. Mansel Phillip Hall, founder of Friendship College (closed in 1981), was born May 8, 1859 at Blackjack Plantation. His parents were slaves (3).

References & Resources

  1. Daniel Hall, Sr - Contributed by Rocita Diggs

  2. Information contributed by Rocita Diggs

  3. Dr. Mansel Phillip Hall, Autobiography of Mansel P. Hall - Contributed by Rocita Diggs

  4. 1828 Will of Samuel McCullough - Contributed by Ria Lobato, McCullough family descendant

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