SC History Trail

Friendfield Plantation

One of a handful of surviving rice plantations, Friendfield Plantation was established in 1735. Located on its handsome, landscaped 3,000 acres is an original slave street with six existing slave cabins.


Friendfield Plantation
610 Ports Creek Drive, Georgetown, SC 29440
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Phone: 843-546-6608
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Site Description
Picturesque Friendfield Plantation is one of the few surviving plantations from the hundreds that existed in the Georgetown region during the Colonial and Antebellum Eras. Consisting of more than 3,000 acres, Friendfield Plantation was established in 1735 by planter James Withers. The plantation has more than two miles of frontage on the Sampit River and is highlighted by graceful, landscaped gardens. Preserved here is a rare, well-preserved slave street with six original slave cabins from the early 19th century, a historic slave cemetery and the Withers family graveyard.
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