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

Lewisfield Plantation

 
 
Lewisfield Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, March 24, 2010
1. Lewisfield Plantation Marker
Inscription. This land, part of Fairlawn Barony and known as Little Landing, was bought in 1767 by Sedgwick Lewis. His daughter Sarah married Keating Simons. They acquired the land in 1774 and are presumed to have built the present plantation house. Tradition has it that during the Revolution, Col. Wade Hampton took seventy-eight British prisoners and burned two boats with supplies and plunder at the nearby river landing.
 
Erected 1978 by Berkeley County Historical Society. (Marker Number 8-16.)
 
Location. 33° 10.059′ N, 80° 0.888′ W. Marker is near Moncks Corner, South Carolina, in Berkeley County. Marker is at the intersection of Old US 52 and Lewisfield Plantation Road, on the right when traveling north on Old US 52. Touch 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 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rembert C. Dennis Boulevard (approx. 1.7 miles away); Mulberry Plantation (approx. 1.9 miles away); Fairlawn Plantation / Fort Fairlawn (approx. 2 miles away); Dixie Training School / Berkeley Training High School (approx. 2 miles away); “Sojer Grave”
Lewisfield Plantation Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, March 24, 2010
2. Lewisfield Plantation Marker
(approx. 2 miles away); Stony Landing Plantation (approx. 2.4 miles away); Berkeley Training High School (approx. 2.6 miles away); Old Moncks Corner (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Moncks Corner.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lewisfield 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 enry for Lewisfield Plantation. (Submitted on March 28, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Buildings
 
Lewisfield Plantation image. Click for full size.
Courtesy of the South Carolina Department of Archives and History
3. Lewisfield Plantation
Lewisfield Plantation Gate image. Click for full size.
By Cindy Bullard, March 24, 2010
4. Lewisfield Plantation Gate
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 26, 2010, by David Bullard of Seneca, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,338 times since then and 69 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. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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