Darby Plantation Trenton Edgefield County
- Location Trenton, Edgefield County
Southeast of Edgefield off US 25
- Origin of name Named for the plantation's founding family (2, bk. 1, vol. XI: 42)
- Other names ?
- Current status ?
- 1825 Earliest known date of existence
The plantation was established by the Darby family (2, bk. 1, vol. XI: 42).
- Circa 1845 House built (2, bk. 1, vol. XI: 42)
Nathan Lipscom Griffin purchased the property from the Darbys and built the plantation house as a wedding present for his daughter Ann Patience Griffin, whom married future governor of South Carolina Milledge Luke Bonham (2, bk. 1, vol. XI: 42).
- ? Darby Plantation was acquired by Susie Miller (4).
- ? Mr. and Mrs. Douglas L. Wise acquired Darby Plantation. Douglas was the nephew of Susie Miller (2, bk. 1, vol. XI: 42) (3) (4).
- ? Clarice Wise inherited the plantation after the death of her parents. She was owner in 2012 (3) and (4).
- Number of slaves ?
References & Resources
- National Register of Historic Places
Nomination form - PDF - submitted in 1974
Photographs, architectural overview
- 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
- Historical Society to Place Marker at Darby Plantation (The Edgfield Advertiser: October 2012)
- A Cannon Fires: a Marker is Unveiled (The Edgfield Advertiser: November 2012)