Cary's Fort Plantation - Lugoff Kershaw County South Carolina SC

Cary's Fort Plantation – Lugoff – Kershaw County

Basic Information

  • Location – Lugoff, Kershaw County

  • Origin of name – For early owner, James Cary

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – ?


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – House built

  • ? – James Cary owned the plantation. He was a loyalist during the American Revolution (1).

  • 1780 – The Skirmish at Cary's Fort took place. Brig. Gen. Thomas Sumter lead a militia that capture the fort as well as its commander, Col. James Cary. Cary was exiled to London where he died in 1796 (1 and 2).


  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Chronological list – James Cary (?-1780)


  • Number of slaves – ?


References & Resources

  1. Information contributed by James Cary

  2. The Skirmish at Cary's Fort

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