Little Swamp Plantation - Colleton County South Carolina SC

Little Swamp Plantation – Bamberg County

Basic Information


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

    James Goodwin Sr acquired the property (1).

  • ? – House built

    There was a house of log construction built at Little Swamp Plantation (1).

  • 1870 – James Goodwin Sr inherited the plantation from his father, James Goodwin Sr (1).

  • 1916 – After the death of James Goodwin Jr, the plantation was divided into 20 sections and distributed among his children (1).


  • Number of acres – 2,100

  • Primary crop – Cotton and food crop items sold in Charleston (1)


  • Number of slaves – ?

    We are actively seeking information on the slaves who lived and worked at this plantation. If you find a resource that might help, please fill out this form. Thank you.

References & Resources

  1. Information contributed by descendant Faye Goodwin Kerstetter from Colleton County Clerk Records, the Goodwin Reunion Book of 1986, and Mills Atlas of SC by Leroy Swindell.

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