Ferry Plantation - Georgetown County South Carolina SC

Ferry Plantation – – Georgetown County

Basic Information

  • Location – Sampit River, Georgetown County

    Just outside of Georgetown.

  • Origin of name – Named for the ferry crossing that was situated on the land

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – ?


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • 1780-1783 – John Croft, owner at the time, supplied Francis Marion with rice, beef and pork during the Revolutionary War.

  • ? – House built


  • Number of acres – 300

  • Primary crop – Rice and indigo


  • Chronological list – John Croft, Jr. (pre-1762); John Croft-nephew (1762); George Croft (1772); Elizabeth Croft; Edward George, Jr.; Peter and Maria Croft (1795)


  • Number of slaves – 78


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