Windsor Hill Plantation

Windsor Hill Plantation (HMQ2R)

Location: North Charleston, SC 29420 Dorchester County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 55.432', W 80° 5.39'

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(Front text)
This inland rice plantation was established in 1701 by a grant of 500 acres to Joseph Child. The original grant was between the headwaters of Goose Creek and the Ashley River, and Child soon acquired an additional 300 acres. His son Benjamin added acreage and continued planting rice. In 1749 Benjamin and Hannah Child's daughter Mary inherited Windsor Hill and married rice planter John Ainslie (d. 1774).
(Reverse text)
John and Mary Ainslie built a two-story house here about 1750. In 1776 their daughter Hannah married William Moultrie, Jr. (1752-1796). The plantation declined by the 1830s, and the house burned in 1857. Gen. William Moultrie (1730-1805), victor at the Battle of Sullivan's Island in 1776 and governor 1785-1787 and 1792-94, was first buried here but later reburied on Sullivan's Island, at Fort Moultrie, in 1977.
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HM NumberHMQ2R
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Marker Number10-63
Year Placed2010
Placed ByThe City of North Charleston
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 10:35pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 585098 N 3643214
Decimal Degrees32.92386667, -80.08983333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 55.432', W 80° 5.39'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 55' 25.92" N, 80° 5' 23.40" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3781 Ashley Phosphate Rd, North Charleston SC 29420, US
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