Retreat Rice Plantation - Georgetown County South Carolina SC

Retreat Rice Plantation – Winyah – Georgetown County

Retreat Rice Plantation 2013 - Georgetown County, South Carolina
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Basic Information

  • Location – Prince George Winyah Parish, Winyah Barony, Georgetown County

    At intersection of South Island Drive and Wright Skinner Drive (1)

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – ?


  • 1711 – Earliest known date of existence (1)

    The 12,000 acre Winyah Barony was granted to Robert Daniel by the Lords Proprietors (1)

  • ? – House built

  • ? – Thomas Smith purchased the property from Robert Daniel. Retreat Rice Plantation was cut from the larger piece (1)


  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – Rice


  • Chronological list – Robert Daniel (1711-?); Thomas Smith (?)


  • Number of slaves – 47 by Thomas Smith in 1821 (2)


References & Resources


  2. fold3 - Slaves at Smith Hall and Retreat Plantations of Thomas Smith, 1821

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