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Georgetown in Georgetown County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Oaks Plantation

 
 
The Oaks Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
1. The Oaks Plantation Marker
Inscription. The Oaks Plantation was established on the Santee River in 1705 by a grant from the Lords Proprietors to John Sauseau, a French Huguenot settler. It passed through several owners in the prominent Buchanan and Withers families before 1793, when brothers Isaac and William Mazyck acquired a tract of more than 1,000 acres and began producing rice here on the rich Santee River delta.
 
Erected 1999 by The St. James Santee Parish Historical Society. (Marker Number 22-50.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the South Carolina, Charleston County, St. James- Santee Parish Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 33° 13.047′ N, 79° 22.818′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, South Carolina, in Georgetown County. Marker is at the intersection of S. Fraser Street (U.S. 17) and Crow Hill Drive, on the right when traveling south on S. Fraser Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Georgetown SC 29440, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hopsewee (approx. 0.4 miles away); Thomas Pinckney / St. James, Santee (approx. 3.4 miles away); Hampton Plantation (approx.
The Oaks Plantation Marker along Crow Hill Rd. and Oaks Plantation Dr image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 15, 2009
2. The Oaks Plantation Marker along Crow Hill Rd. and Oaks Plantation Dr
3.7 miles away but has been reported missing); St. James Santee Parish Church (approx. 5.9 miles away); Retreat Rice Plantation (approx. 6.1 miles away); Lest We Forget (approx. 7.8 miles away); 1st Battalion 178th Field Artillery (approx. 8.1 miles away); St. James Santee Parish Veterans Memorial (approx. 10.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Georgetown.
 
Regarding The Oaks Plantation. Lord Proprietor was the gubernatorial title for the noble "ruling" proprietors of certain British proprietary colonies in North America, such as Maryland or Carolina
 
Categories. Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
The Oaks Plantation Driveway - Oaks Plantation Dr image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 2009
3. The Oaks Plantation Driveway - Oaks Plantation Dr
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,195 times since then and 96 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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