Magnolia Plantation

Magnolia Plantation (HM9NA)

Location: Charleston, SC 29414 Charleston County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 52.305', W 80° 5.455'

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— 1676 —

Fountainhead of the Drayton family, whichplayed so important a part in America'sColonial, Revolutionary, and Independencehistory. Its original plantation house, creditedby contemporary historians as having beenthe earliest in the Carolina colony, alongwith its famous garden, now America's oldest,were built by Thomas Drayton in the 1680's.It remains a working plantation utilizingscores of workers, and is still owned andoperated by a direct family descendent.
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HM NumberHM9NA
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Placed ByThe National Register of Historical Places South Carolina
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Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 12:07pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 585046 N 3637435
Decimal Degrees32.87175000, -80.09091667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 52.305', W 80° 5.455'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 52' 18.30" N, 80° 5' 27.30" W
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Area Code(s)803, 843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3550 Ashley River Rd, Charleston SC 29414, US
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