Barracada Plantation - Colleton County South Carolina SC

Barracada Plantation – Colleton County

Basic Information

  • Location – Colleton County

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – ?


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • Circa 1840 – House built (1)

    Oliver Perry Williams built a house using slave labor. Williams was an attorney for the City of Walterboro (1)

  • ? – A timber company purchased the plantation (1)

  • 1930s – The plantation house was lost to fire (1)


  • Number of acres – 1,250 acres (1)

  • Primary crop – Rice (1)


  • Alphabetical list – Ford (?); Oliver Perry Williams (Circa 1840-?)


  • Number of slaves – 80 in 1860 (1)


  • The house built in the 1840s was two-stories with the first of brick construction and the second made of wood. There was also a second story veranda supported by columns. This house was destroyed by fire in the 1930s (1).

References & Resources

  1. Information contributed by Gerald Greene

  2. Claude Henry Neuffer, editor, Names in South Carolina, Volume I through 30 (Columbia, SC: The State Printing Company)
     Order Names in South Carolina, Volumes I-XII, 1954-1965
     Order Names in South Carolina, Index XIII-XVIII

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