Wachesaw Plantation - Murrells Inlet Georgetown County South Carolina SC

Wachesaw Plantation – Murrells Inlet – Georgetown County

Basic Information

  • Location – Waccamaw River, Murrells Inlet, All Saints Waccamaw Parish, Georgetown County

    Original plantation lands were located northwest of US 17 in the vicinity of Wachesaw Landing and Wachesaw Road, and once stretched from the Waccamaw River to the Atlantic Ocean.

  • Origin of name – Wachesaw is sometimes translated to mean “Place of Great Weeping,” possibly referring to the Native American burial ground on the property.

  • Other names – Wachasaw, Watchsesaw

  • Current status – Retirement community


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – House built


  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Alphabetical list – Alston; Belin; Flagg; Kimball


  • Number of slaves – ?


Web Resources

Print Resources

  • Initial references: 4, 6, 40

  • Suzanne Cameron Linder and Marta Leslie Thacker (with preliminary research by Agnes Leland Baldwin), Historical Atlas of the Rice Plantations of Georgetown County and the Santee River (Columbia: South Carolina Department of Archives and History, 2001), pp. 203-208.

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