Longwood Plantation - Murrells Inlet Horry County South Carolina SC

Longwood Plantation – Murrells Inlet – Horry County

Much of the information on this page was contributed by J. Benjamin Burroughs of Conway, South Carolina. Ben was formerly the Executive Director of the Horry County Historical Society.

Basic Information

  • Location – Waccamaw River, Murells Inlet , All Saint's Parish, Horry County

    Original plantation lands were located in the vicinity of Longwood Drive off SC 707.

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – Part of the orginal lands are now the Blackmoor Golf Course.


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – House built


  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – Rice


  • Alphabetical list – P.W. Fraser and John Green, Joshua John Ward, Mayhem Ward and Benjamin Huger Ward


  • Number of slaves – In 1850, Joshua John Ward owned 1,092 slaves. He owned six plantations. A portion of those slaves would have been at Longwood in Horry County. However, since Ward lived in Georgetown County his Longwood slaves are listed in the Georgetown County Slave Schedules.


Web Resources

Print Resources

  • George C. Rogers, Jr., The History of Georgetown County, South Carolina (Columbia, SC: University of South Carolina Press, 1970).

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