White Marsh Plantation - Georgetown County South Carolina SC

White Marsh Plantation – North Santee River – Georgetown County

Basic Information

  • Location – North Santee River, Georgetown County

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – ?


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – House built

  • 1860 – William Rivers Maxwell owned the plantation and produced 1,480,000 pounds of rice in this year (1).

  • The Maxwell family lost the plantation after the Civil War (1).

  • 1899 – General E.P. Alexander purchased the plantation. At this time, it consisted of 400 acres of rice fields and 1,100 acres of upland covered with pine trees (1).


  • Number of acres – 1,500 in 1899 (1)

  • Primary crop – Rice (1)


  • Chronological list – William Rivers Maxwell (1860); General E.P. Alexander (1899-?)


  • Number of slaves – 157 in 1860 (1)


References & Resources

  1. Information contributed by Charles B. Maxwell.

  2. 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

  3. George C. Rogers, Jr., The History of Georgetown County, South Carolina (Spartanburg, SC: Reprint Company, 1990)
     Order The History of Georgetown County, South Carolina

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