Mont Clare Plantation - Mont Clare Darlington County South Carolina SC

Mont Clare Plantation – Mont Clare – Darlington County

Basic Information

  • Location – Mont Clare, Darlington County

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – ?


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • Circa 1812 – House built (1, p. 24)

    The two-story house was constructed in the Federal style (1, p. 24).

  • 1825 – Colonel Bright Williamson I purchased Mont Clare Plantation at the request of his wife Jane Rogers Williamson. Col. Williamson also owned other plantations in the area including Oaklyn Plantation and Skufful Farm Plantation (1, p. 24).

  • Circa 1900 – E. McIver Williamson, Sr, grandson of Colonel Bright Williamson I, was a successful planter at Mont Clare Plantation and developed the Sea Island-Mont Clare bred of cotton plus the "Williamson method" for increasing corn yield (1, pp. 25-26).

  • 1933 – E. McIver Williamson, Sr. still owned the plantation (2).


  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – Cotton and corn (1, pp. 25-26)


  • Number of slaves – ?

References & Resources

  1. Information contributed by Cyndi Shull from:
    National Register of Historic Places Oaklyn Plantation Nomination form - PDF - pp. 24-26

  2. Mont Clare Community Center - SCIWAY

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