Albion Plantation - Douglass Fairfield County South Carolina SC

Albion Plantation – Douglass – Fairfield County

Basic Information

  • Location – Near Douglass, Fairfield County

    5170 Old Douglass Road, Blackstock (2)

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – ?


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – Alexander Douglas acquired the property.

  • Circa 1840 – House built (1, p. 1) (3) (5, XII: 50)

    House built by Alexander Douglas (1, p. 1) (3) (5, XII: 50).

  • Circa 1860 – Alexander Douglas passed away and his estate was valued at $76,750 (1, p. 1).

  • 1963 – The widow Mrs. Albert Douglas, owned Albion. Her late husband was the grandson of the plantation's founder Alexander Douglas (4, p. 198) (5, XII: 50).

  • 1984 – John S. Douglas of North Augusta, GA was owner of record (1, p. 1).

  • 2013 – Mrs. Marge B. Woods owned the plantation (3).

  • 2016 – Albion Plantation was a working timber farm. It had been on the market with an asking price of $999,000 (2).


  • Number of acres – 129.81 in 2016 (2)

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Number of slaves – ?

References & Resources

  1. National Register of Historic Places
    Nomination form - PDF - submitted in 1984
    Photographs, architectural overview

  2. Zillow Real Estate Listing - includes pictures

  3. Roots and Recall - includes pictures

  4. Julian Stevenson Bolick, A Fairfield Sketchbook (Jacobs Brothers, 1963)

  5. 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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