Mulberry Plantation (Moncks Corner, South Carolina)


Mulberry Plantation (Moncks Corner, South Carolina)
Mulberry Plantation
Mulberry Plantation
Location: Off U.S. 52 on Cooper River, Moncks Corner, South Carolina
Built: 1714
Architect: Unknown
Architectural style: Colonial, Georgian
Governing body: Private
NRHP Reference#: 66000697
Significant dates
Added to NRHP: October 15, 1966[1]
Designated NHL: October 9, 1960[2]

Mulberry Plantation, built in 1714 by Thomas Broughton, who became the Royal governor of South Carolina, is one of the earliest plantation homes in the United States. Its rice fields, dikes and canals were well-preserved into the 20th century.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1960.[2][3]

The South Carolina Department of Archives and History summary is here.[4]

References

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. http://nrhp.focus.nps.gov/natreg/docs/All_Data.html. 
  2. ^ a b "Mulberry Plantation". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. http://tps.cr.nps.gov/nhl/detail.cfm?ResourceId=522&ResourceType=Building. Retrieved 2008-03-09. 
  3. ^ James Dillon (1984). National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Mulberry PlantationPDF (32 KB). National Park Service  and Accompanying three photos, exterior and view, from 1958, 1969, and undatedPDF (32 KB)
  4. ^ "Mulberry Plantation, Berkeley County (off U.S. Hwy. 52, Moncks Corner vicinity)". National Register Properties in South Carolina listing. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. http://www.nationalregister.sc.gov/berkeley/S10817708011/index.htm. Retrieved 2008-03-09. 

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