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

Otranto Indigo Vat

 
 
Otranto Indigo Vat Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, March 29, 2010
1. Otranto Indigo Vat Marker
Inscription.  Built 1750-1790 at Otranto Plantation and used to process dye from indigo, an important S.C. crop from 1747 to 1796. Moved here 1979.
 
Erected 1994 by Berkeley County Historical Society. (Marker Number 8-29.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureColonial Era.
 
Location. 32° 59.031′ N, 79° 55.95′ W. Marker is near Goose Creek, South Carolina, in Berkeley County. Marker is on Brushy Park Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located at Gate 1 of Brushy Park Industrial Complex. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Goose Creek SC 29445, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Liberty Hall Plantation (approx. 4.7 miles away); St. Thomas Church (approx. 4.7 miles away); Howe Hall Plantation / Howe Hall (approx. 4.9 miles away); Brabant Plantation (approx. 5.2 miles away); Bowen's Corner (approx. 5˝ miles away); Howe Hall Plantation / Howe Hall Elementary School (approx.
Otranto Indigo Vat image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, March 29, 2010
2. Otranto Indigo Vat
5.6 miles away); Boochawee Hall (approx. 5.6 miles away); The Yamasee War At Goose Creek, 1715 (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Goose Creek.
 
Otranto Indigo Vat (top view) image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, March 29, 2010
3. Otranto Indigo Vat (top view)
Otranto Indigo Vat (lower section) image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, March 29, 2010
4. Otranto Indigo Vat (lower section)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 4, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,204 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 4, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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