Burlington Plantation

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Street Address:
off Joe Frazier Road;(Beaufort County)

Site Number:
Control Number:
Tax Number:
R100 024 000 0042 0000
Date Surveyed:
May 7 1997
Construction Date:
circa 1750
Historic Core Shape:
Construction Method:
National Register Determination:
Signficant Architectural Features:
4-part indigo vat. Two sets of compartments, one set c. 2 feet higher than the other set. Tabby construction, 2 base courses and one top course visible. Tabby surface has been coated in c. 3/4 inch tabby slurry, then hard plaster coat above that. Dra
Historical Information:
Used in the processing of indigo, which was an important staple crop in Beaufort District in the 18th century. Site appears to be the one identified on the 1865 federal survey map of Beaufort County as "Burlington." No additional historical information
Source of Historical Information:
Colin Brooker, field observations; Rowland et al., The History of Beaufort County, South Carolina
Quadrangle Name:
Laurel Bay