Mulberry Plantation (James and Mary Boykin Chesnut House)


Mulberry Plantation (James and Mary Boykin Chesnut House)
Mulberry Plantation (James and Mary Boykin Chesnut House)
Mulberry Plantation
Mulberry Plantation (James and Mary Boykin Chesnut House) is located in South Carolina
Nearest city: 559 Sumter Highway, Camden, South Carolina
Coordinates: 34°12′23.5″N 80°35′31″W / 34.206528°N 80.59194°W / 34.206528; -80.59194Coordinates: 34°12′23.5″N 80°35′31″W / 34.206528°N 80.59194°W / 34.206528; -80.59194
Built: 1820
Architect: Unknown
Architectural style: Federal
Governing body: Private
NRHP Reference#: 80003673
Significant dates
Added to NRHP: November 25, 1980[1]
Designated NHL: February 16, 2000[2]

Mulberry Plantation (James and Mary Boykin Chesnut House), also known as Mulberry Plantation (Chesnut House) "is nationally significant in the area of American literature for its association with Mary Boykin Chesnut's remarkable first-hand account of southern society during the Civil War. Her war-time diary, acknowledged as the most important piece of Confederate literature, is also recognized for its contributions to our understanding of southern culture and society."[2]

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 2000.[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 c "Mulberry Plantation (James and Mary Boykin Chesnut House)". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. http://tps.cr.nps.gov/nhl/detail.cfm?ResourceId=-877017370&ResourceType=Building. Retrieved 2008-03-10. 
  3. ^ Stephen Olausen (July 15, 1978). National Historic Landmark Nomination: Mulberry Plantation (James and Mary Boykin Chesnut House)PDF (32 KB). National Park Service  and Accompanying eight photos, exterior and interior, from 1997PDF (32 KB)
  4. ^ "Mulberry Plantation, Kershaw County (U.S. Hwy. 521, Camden vicinity)". National Register Properties in South Carolina listing. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. http://www.nationalregister.sc.gov/kershaw/S10817728009/index.htm. Retrieved 2008-03-10. 

External links



Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Mary Boykin Chesnut — Mary Boykin Chesnut, born Mary Boykin Miller (March 31, 1823 – November 22, 1886), was a South Carolina author noted for a book published as her Civil War diary, a vivid picture of a society in the throes of its life and death struggle. [1] She… …   Wikipedia

  • Mulberry Plantation — could mean: Mulberry Plantation (Moncks Corner, South Carolina), a U.S. National Historic Landmark, Mulberry Plantation (James and Mary Boykin Chesnut House), Camden, SC, a U.S. National Historic Landmark Mulberry Grove Plantation, Fort Wentworth …   Wikipedia

  • List of National Historic Landmarks in South Carolina — This is a List of National Historic Landmarks in South Carolina and other landmarks of equivalent landmark status in the state. The United States National Historic Landmark (NHL) program is operated under the auspices of the National Park Service …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.