Homestead Plantation - Chesterfield County South Carolina SC

Homestead Plantation – Chesterfield County

Basic Information


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • Cicra 1823 – Dr. Thomas Ellerbe Powe returned from medical school to practice medicine in Cheraw and also owned and planted Homestead Plantation (1).

  • ? – House built

    There may not have been a plantation house at Homestead as Dr. Powe constructed and made his home at Boxwood Hall in Cheraw (2).

  • 1879 – Dr. Powe passed away (1).


  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Number of slaves – 136 in 1860 (1)

References & Resources

  1. Information contributed by William Garner from:
    Thomas Poe (Powe)

  2. Boxwood Hall - SCIWAY's South Carolina Picture Project

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