Howe Hall Plantation / Howe Hall

Howe Hall Plantation / Howe Hall (HMJOJ)

Location: Goose Creek, SC 29445 Berkeley County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 59.928', W 80° 0.856'

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Howe Hall Plantation, an inland rice plantation, was established here by Robert Howe, who came to S.C. in 1683. His first house here was later described as "tolerable." Howe's son Job (d. 1706) built a brick plantation house here once described as "commodious" but spent most of his time in Charleston. Howe served in the Commons House of Assembly 1696-1706 and was Speaker 1700-05. He died of yellow fever in 1706.

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Howe Hall Plantation was later purchased by several planters, including Thomas Middleton in 1719 and Benjamin Smith in 1769. By the late antebellum period James Vidal owned it and other nearby plantations. During Reconstruction Vidal sold parcels to African American societies and to individual freedmen. This area became an African American farming community for many years. Dogwood Park was created here by the Goose Creek Recreation Commission in 1990.
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HM NumberHMJOJ
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Marker Number8-41
Year Placed2007
Placed ByThe Goose Creek Recreation Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 7:00am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 592086 N 3651585
Decimal Degrees32.99880000, -80.01426667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 59.928', W 80° 0.856'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 59' 55.68" N, 80° 0' 51.36" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 139 Thistle Rd, Goose Creek SC 29445, US
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