Culler Plantation Limestone Orangeburg County
- Location Limestone, Edisto River, Orangeburg County
5523 North Road / US Highway 178
- Origin of name Named for founder Jacob Culler
- Other names ?
- Current status ?
- ? Earliest known date of existence
- ? Jacob Culler acquired the property.
- 1805 House built
Jacob Culler constructed a two-story frame house with lumber harvested from the property. He also constructed a kitchen building set back a distance from the house. Over the years, additions were made to the house to accommodate the growing Culler family. Jacob had 16 children by three different wives (1).
- 1858 Jacob Culler died (1).
- 1865 Sherman's troops ransacked the plantation but didn't burn the house (1).
- Early 1930s The house was upgraded with modern conveniences (1).
- Number of acres 7,000 under Jacob Culler's ownership (1)
- Primary crop Cotton, indigo, rice, gin (1)
- There is an Antebellum era graveyard to the side of the house (2).
- Number of slaves 2 in 1790 (1)
References & Resources
- James Culler Genealogy - scroll down to Generation No. 4
- Information contributed by Tyler Melnick.