The Point Plantation - Lexington County South Carolina SC

The Point Plantation – Lexington – Lexington County

Special thanks to J.R. Fennell, Director of the Lexington County Museum, for contributing the information on this page.

Basic Information

  • Location – Lexington, Lexington County

    West side of present-day Old Chapin Road

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – Subdived and privately owned as Governor's Grant subdivision


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – House built

  • Circa 1850s – John Fox was owner


  • Number of acres – 308 acres after the Civil War

  • Primary crops – Corn, sweet potatoes, cotton, and rice (1850 Federal Census Agricultural Schedule)


  • Alphabetical list – John Fox


  • Number of slaves – 35 under John Fox in 1857 (1857 Slave List - PDF)


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