Oak Hurst Plantation - Colleton County South Carolina SC

Oak Hurst Plantation – Edisto River – Colleton County

Basic Information

  • Location – South Edisto River, St. Paul's Parish, Colleton County

    This plantation was located on both sides of the South Edisto River. The main portion was on the east shore north of Willtown Bluff. The island was on the west shore bounded by Hope Creek.

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – Hutton

  • Current status – Privately owned


  • 1714 – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – House built

  • 1987 – The 35-room plantation house was destroyed by fire in September (1).


  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – Rice


  • Alphabetical list – Barnwell, Bull, Dryer, Fitzsimons, Herman, Heyward, Barbara Hutton, Livingston, McLeod, Manigault


  • Number of slaves – ?


  • The 35-room plantation house was destroyed by fire September 1987.

References & Resources

  1. Fire Destroys Old Mansion, (New York Times, September 22, 1987)

  2. Suzanne Cameron Linder, Historical Atlas of the Rice Plantations of the ACE River Basin - 1860 (Columbia, SC: South Carolina Department of Archives and History, 1995), pp. 387-389
     Order Historical Atlas of the Rice Plantations of the ACE River Basin - 1860

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