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Near Goose Creek in Berkeley County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Otranto Plantation

 
 
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By Cindy Bullard, March 29, 2010
1. Otranto Plantation Marker
Inscription. Originally known as "Yeshoe," this plantation was granted in 1679 to Arthur Middleton, great-granduncle of the signer of the Declaration of Independence. Called "Otranto" after 1771, when it was bought by Dr. Alexander Garden, noted physician and botanist, for whom the "Gardenia" was named. In recent times, the estate was used as a hunt club
 
Erected 1986 by Garden Club of Otranto. (Marker Number 8-27.)
 
Location. 32° 57.9′ N, 80° 2.514′ W. Marker is near Goose Creek, South Carolina, in Berkeley County. Marker is on Otranto Boulevard, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hanahan SC 29410, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Yamasee War At Goose Creek, 1715 (approx. 0.8 miles away); St. James, Goose Creek (approx. 0.9 miles away); Goose Creek Church (approx. one mile away); Goose Creek Bridge (approx. 1.2 miles away); Howe Hall Plantation / Howe Hall Elementary School (approx. 1.3 miles away); The Oaks (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Elms Plantation (approx. 1.7 miles away); The Elms (approx. 2.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Goose Creek.
 
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Otranto Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, March 29, 2010
2. Otranto Plantation Marker
 Otranto Plantation - Hanahan Berkeley County South Carolina SC. (Submitted on April 4, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina.)
 
Categories. Colonial Era
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,131 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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