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Moncks Corner in Berkeley County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Stony Landing Plantation

 
 
Stony Landing Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
1. Stony Landing Plantation Marker
Inscription. Here in 1863, was constructed the Confederate semi-submersible torpedo boat, "Little David", the first of its type. It was designed by Dr. St. Julien Ravenel, and built with funds raised by Theodore D. Stoney. (Marker Number 8-1.)
 
Location. 33° 11.826′ N, 79° 59.579′ W. Marker is in Moncks Corner, South Carolina, in Berkeley County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 52 and Stoney Landing Road, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 52. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moncks Corner SC 29461, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Berkeley Training High School (approx. 0.3 miles away); Old Moncks Corner (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dixie Training School / Berkeley Training High School (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Site of Moncks Corner (approx. half a mile away); Fairlawn Plantation / Fort Fairlawn (approx. 0.6 miles away); Rembert C. Dennis Boulevard (approx. mile away); Santee Canal (approx. 1.1 miles away); a different marker also named Santee Canal (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Moncks Corner.
 
Also see . . .
1. Stony Landing Plantation – Moncks Corner – Berkeley County. (Submitted on October 6, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Stony Landing Plantation Marker at US 52 and Stoney Landing Road image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 20, 2009
2. Stony Landing Plantation Marker at US 52 and Stoney Landing Road

2. Old Santee Canal Park. Stony Landing Plantation, During the Civil War, in extreme secrecy, the CSS David or Little David was constructed at the landing site claiming title as the first successful semi submersible torpedo boat attack in the history of naval warfare. (Submitted on October 6, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

3. Dept. of the Navy - Naval Historical Center. CSS David (Submitted on October 6, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Stony Landing Plantation as seen today image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 29, 2009
3. Stony Landing Plantation as seen today
Stony Landing Plantation C.S.S. David image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 29, 2009
4. Stony Landing Plantation C.S.S. David
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Stony Landing Plantation C.S.S. David image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 29, 2009
5. Stony Landing Plantation C.S.S. David
Photo # 165-C-  751 Confederate "David" type torpedo boat Charleston, SC, 1865 image. Click for full size.
Dept. of the Navy - Naval Historical Center, circa 1865
6. Photo # 165-C- 751 Confederate "David" type torpedo boat Charleston, SC, 1865
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,187 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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