Hilton Head in Beaufort County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Fish Hall Plantation
Erected 1985 by Beaufort County Council. (Marker Number 7-18.)
Location. 32° 14.732′ N, 80° 41.793′ W. Marker is in Hilton Head, South Carolina, in Beaufort County. Marker is on Fish Haul Road near Mitchelville Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at Barker (baseball) Field. Marker is in this post office area: Hilton Head Island SC 29926, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Fenwick Drayton (here, next to this marker); Mitchelville Site (approx. 0.8 miles away); Reconnecting with Family (approx. 0.8 miles away); Religion in Mitchelville/School in Mitchelville (approx. 0.8 miles away); Working for Wages/Freedmen’s Bureau (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mitchelville and Abolitionists Cherry Hill School (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mitchelville Building Sites (approx. 0.8 miles away).
Regarding Fish Hall Plantation. Tabby is a building material, made from shells, lime, and water, which forms a sort of concrete. It was used for all sorts of structures, due to a shortage of brick.
Also see . . . National Register Properties in South Carolina. The Fish Haul site represents the only known freedmen village established by occupying Union troops. Listed in the National Register June 30, 1988. ****note**** Limited access, not for general public (Submitted on March 26, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • African Americans • Colonial Era • Notable Places •
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