Turkey Hill Plantation - Ridgeland Jasper County South Carolina SC

Turkey Hill Plantation – Ridgeland – Jasper County

Turkey Hill Plantation 2014 - Jasper County, South Carolina
— Turkey Hill Plantation © Gazie Nagle, 2014 —
(Do Not Use Without Written Consent)

Basic Information

  • Location – Jasper County

    2215 Log Hall Road, six miles north of Ridgeland

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – Hunting preserve. Huge farming enterprise known as Cypress Woods Corporation.

    Jack Morris takes care of the Turkey Hill recreation section. There are 150 plantings of patches for wildlife food, and three duck ponds are maintained. There is a fifty-acre lake stocked with fish and a lake of five acres.


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • 1860 – Reuben Henry Tison owned Turkey Hill Plantation (1, p. 138).

  • ? – Plantation was acquired by the Savannah River Lumber Company (3).

  • 1939 – The Savannah River Lumber Company declared bankruptcy and sold the 19,000 acre plantation to Jeremiah Milbank (3).

    Milbank constructed a house designed by Willis Irvin. Irvin designed several, modern plantation houses that were constructed in the Lowcountry during this era (4, p. 34).

  • 1939 – House built by Jeremiah Milbank


  • Number of acres – 19,000 in 1939 (3)

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Number of slaves – 100+ in 1860 (1, p. 138)


References & Resources

  1. 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

  2. Jeremiah Milbank with Grace Fox Perry Milbank, Turkey Hill Plantation (SC: Self-published, 1966)
     Order Turkey Hill Plantation

  3. About Turkey Hill Plantation: Click here

  4. Robert B. Cuthbert and Stephen G. Hoffius, editors, Northern Money, Southern Land: The Lowcountry Plantation Sketches of Chlotilde R. Martin (Columbia, SC: The University of South Carolina Press, 2009)

Contact Information
  • Turkey Hill Plantation
    2215 Log Hall Road
    Ridgeland, SC 29936

    Telephone: 843-726-8646
    Website: Click here

SC Plantation Inns
SC Plantation Tours
SC Plantation Pictures
SC Plantations by Place
SC Plantation Weddings

Abbeville County
Aiken County
Allendale County
Anderson County

Bamberg County
Barnwell County
Beaufort County
Berkeley County

Calhoun County
Charleston County
Cherokee County
Chester County
Chesterfield County
Clarendon County
Colleton County

Darlington County
Dillon County
Dorchester County

Edgefield County

Fairfield County
Florence County

Georgetown County
Greenville County
Greenwood County

Hampton County
Horry County

Jasper County

Kershaw County

Lancaster County
Laurens County
Lee County
Lexington County

Marion County
Marlboro County
McCormick County

Newberry County

Oconee County
Orangeburg County

Pickens County

Richland County

Saluda County
Spartanburg County
Sumter County

Union County

Williamsburg County

York County

Flower photographs by Virginia Saunders, Columbia, SC. Please click flower for more info.


Are you able to correct
an error?
Please click here.

is maintained as a public service by

South Carolina

Home Edit Info Contact

HomeCorrect InfoSearchContact