Congregationalists from New England
built a church near here around 1700.
Troops from both sides camped on the
grounds during the American Revolution.
Burned by the British in 1782, it was
rebuilt in 1786.
The building was abandoned . . . — — Map (db m16308) HM
Side A Archibald Hamilton Rutledge (1883-1973), educator, man of letters, and the first poet laureate of S.C., was born at this site, in a house known to the Rutledge family as "Summer Place." Rutledge, who grew up here and at Hampton . . . — — Map (db m39040) HM
Hampton Plantation, 2 mi. N.W., was established by 1730 and was one of the earliest rice plantations on the Santee River, in an area settled by Huguenots and often called "French Santee." The house, built in the 1730's for . . . — — Map (db m54990) HM
Distinguished planter-diplomat Thomas Pinckney owned nearby Fairfield and Eldorado Plantations. A national figure, he was Governor of South Carolina, Minister to England, Envoy Extraordinary to Spain where he . . . — — Map (db m16418) HM
The Oaks Plantation was established
on the Santee River in 1705 by a grant
from the Lords Proprietors to John
Sauseau, a French Huguenot settler.
It passed through several owners in
the prominent Buchanan and Withers
families before 1793, when . . . — — Map (db m16383) HM