Coldstream Plantation - Mayesville Sumter County South Carolina SC

Coldstream Plantation – Mayesville – Sumter County

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  • Location – Black River, Mayesville, St. Mark's Parish, Sumter County

    Located off of SC 527, Coldstream adjoins the grounds of the Salem Black River Church

  • Origin of name – Named from a little town in Scotland

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – ?


  • 1803 – Earliest known date of existence

  • 1803 – House built

  • c.1950 – House burned


  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Alphabetical list – Captain John B. Anderson, Nancy Witherspoon (1873), Robert and Elizabeth Witherspoon (1813)

  • "Robert's second wife, Elizabeth McFaddin, inherited land from her father in 1824 that became part of the plantation. The plantation was sold to a cotton farmer in 1911. He cut down the trees and plowed up the gardens for a cotton field. The house was allowed to decay into ruins. (Postcard History Series, South Carolina Postcards, Volume X, Sumter County Howard Woody and Allan D. Thigpen).


  • Number of slaves – ?


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