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

Brabant Plantation

 
 
Brabant Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2009
1. Brabant Plantation Marker
Inscription. Residence of Rt. Rev. Robert Smith, who was born in Norfolk, England, in 1732. He was consecrated in Philadelphia in 1795, as the first Episcopal Bishop of South Carolina. He died in 1801, and is buried in St. Philip's Churchyard, Charleston, S.C. On this plantation, on January 3, 1782, an engagement took place between Americans under Col. Richard Richardson, and British under Maj. Coffin. (Marker Number 8-12.)
 
Location. 33° 1.212′ N, 79° 51.199′ W. Marker is in Cainhoy, South Carolina, in Berkeley County. Marker is on Cainhoy Road (State Highway 8-98), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located Between Niagra and Bouncer Lanes. Marker is in this post office area: Huger SC 29450, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Thomas Church (approx. 4.1 miles away); Pompion Hill Chapel (approx. 4.3 miles away); Otranto Indigo Vat (approx. 5.2 miles away); Quinby Bridge & Shubrick’s Plantation: The Disastrous “Raid of the Dog Days” (approx. 5.8 miles away); Quenby Bridge (approx. 5.8 miles away); Strawberry Chapel (approx. 7 miles away); Silk Hope Plantation (approx. 7.1 miles away); Mepkin Plantation (approx. 8.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
Brabant Plantation Marker, looking southbound along State Road 8-98 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 26, 2009
2. Brabant Plantation Marker, looking southbound along State Road 8-98

1. The South Carolina historical and genealogical magazine, Volume 18 By South Carolina Historical Soc. Pages 33-36; Brabant Plantation and Rev. Robert Smith (Submitted on October 29, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. Touring South Carolina's Revolutionary War Sites By Daniel W. Barefoot, page 38-39. Battle of Videau's Bridge fought on Brabant Plantation (Submitted on October 29, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

3. The American Revolutionary War. The Battle of Videau's Bridge "...On January 3, Maj. William Brereton and his British force arrived at Brabant Plantation..." (Submitted on October 29, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Brabant Plantation Marker, as seen looking north along State Road 8-98 image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 26, 2009
3. Brabant Plantation Marker, as seen looking north along State Road 8-98
 
 
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