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Archdale in Dorchester County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Archdale Hall

 
 
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By Mike Stroud, 2010
1. Archdale Hall Marker
Inscription. Archdale Hall Plantation was established in 1681 by a royal grant of 300 acres to Richard Baker. The plantation, later expanded to more than 3000 acres, produced indigo and rice. The house which once stood here, built before 1750, was a fine example of Georgian residential architecture. It survived the Civil War only to be demolished by the Charleston earthquake of 1886.
 
Erected 2002 by The Archdale Civic Association. (Marker Number 18-11.)
 
Location. 32° 53.991′ N, 80° 6.131′ W. Marker is in Archdale, South Carolina, in Dorchester County. Marker is on Mansfield Blvd.. Touch for map. Located just south of Willow Oak Circle / Scottswood Drive. Marker is in this post office area: North Charleston SC 29418, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Windsor Hill Plantation (approx. 1.8 miles away); a different marker also named Windsor Hill Plantation (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Rev. John G. Drayton (approx. 2 miles away); Magnolia Plantation (approx. 2.1 miles away); Royal Judge John Drayton (approx. 2.1
Archdale Hall ruins and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 11, 2010
2. Archdale Hall ruins and Marker
miles away); Middleton Place / Arthur Middleton (approx. 2.2 miles away); Drayton Hall / Drayton Family (approx. 2.7 miles away); French Botanical Garden (approx. 4.2 miles away).
 
More about this marker. Although the marker has 18-12 on it, its correct number is actually 18-11 according to the South Carolina Department of Archives and History (http://www.scaet.org/markers/display.cfm?id=96).
 
Also see . . .  South Carolina Plantations. Archdale Hall: 1886 – On August 31, the great Charleston Earthquake occurred. Emma Drayton-Grimke, a descendant, recalled in her Chronicles of Archdale Hall.... (Submitted on April 12, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable BuildingsSettlements & Settlers
 
Archdale Hall ruins image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 11, 2010
3. Archdale Hall ruins
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By Mike Stroud, April 11, 2010
4. Archdale Hall ruins
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By Mike Stroud, April 11, 2010
5. Archdale Hall ruins
Archdale Hall Marker and ruins as seen amid today's community image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 11, 2010
6. Archdale Hall Marker and ruins as seen amid today's community
Archdale Hall Marker and ruins image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 11, 2010
7. Archdale Hall Marker and ruins
Archdale Hall Marker, image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 11, 2010
8. Archdale Hall Marker,
Background shows intersection Mansfield Blvd. and Willow Oak Circle / Scottswood Drive
Archdale Hall image. Click for full size.
By The Archdale Civic Association, South Carolina Plantations, circa 1886
9. Archdale Hall
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 12, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,111 times since then and 58 times this year. Last updated on April 19, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on April 12, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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