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

Mulberry Plantation

 
 
Mulberry Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, March 24, 2010
1. Mulberry Plantation Marker
Inscription.  Originally granted to Sir Peter Colleton in 1679. Acquired in 1712 by Thomas Broughton, who erected the present mansion, said to be modeled after Seaton Hall in England, in 1714. Thomas Broughton was speaker of the Commons House of Assembly from 1726 to 1730 and Governor from 1735 to 1737. (Marker Number 8-4.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Colonial Era. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list.
 
Location. 33° 8.452′ N, 80° 1.151′ W. Marker is near Moncks Corner, South Carolina, in Berkeley County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Old US 52 and N. Mulberry Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Moncks Corner SC 29461, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lewisfield Plantation (approx. 1.9 miles away); Rembert C. Dennis Boulevard (approx. 3.4 miles away); Fairlawn Plantation / Fort Fairlawn (approx. 3.7 miles away); Dixie Training School / Berkeley Training High School (approx. 3.8 miles
Mulberry Plantation Marker Under Oaks image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, March 24, 2010
2. Mulberry Plantation Marker Under Oaks
away); “Sojer Grave” (approx. 3.9 miles away); Francis Marion (approx. 4 miles away); Stony Landing Plantation (approx. 4.2 miles away); Berkeley Training High School (approx. 4.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moncks Corner.
 
Regarding Mulberry Plantation. It was declared a National Historic Landmark October 9, 1960
 
Also see . . .
1. Mulberry Plantation - Moncks Corner Berkeley County South Carolina SC. (Submitted on March 26, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina.)
2. South Carolina Department of Archives and History entry for Mulberry Plantation. (Submitted on March 28, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
 
Additional comments.
1. National Register of Historic Places:
Mulberry Plantation *** (added 1966 - Building - #66000697)
Also known as Mulberry

• Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
• Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
• Architectural Style: Colonial, Georgian
• Area of Significance: Architecture
• Period of Significance: 1700-1749
Mulberry Plantation image. Click for full size.
Courtesy of the South Carolina Department of Archives and History
3. Mulberry Plantation

• Owner: Private
• Historic Function: Domestic
• Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
• Current Function: Domestic
• Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling
    — Submitted January 18, 2011.
 
Mulberry Plantation Gates image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, March 24, 2010
4. Mulberry Plantation Gates
Mulberry Plantation , general soutwest view image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey, Charles Bayless, 1978
5. Mulberry Plantation , general soutwest view
Historic American Engineering Record:HABS SC,8-MONCO.V,5-2, pic 2 front and rear corner pavilions, which are original with house.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 26, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,289 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 26, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina.   3. submitted on March 28, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.   4. submitted on March 26, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina.   5. submitted on January 18, 2011. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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