Sycamore Plantation

Submitted byFHMaster onWed, 03/31/2021 - 21:39

 

Much of the information on this page was contributed by Michael Dyches.

Basic Information

  • Location – Allendale County

    Two miles south of the present Town of Sycamore; property is situated on both sides of US 321

    The Town of Sycamore takes its name from Sycamore Plantation.

  • Origin of name – ?
  • Other names – Tuten's Pond
  • Current status – Privately owned

Timeline

  • ? – Earliest known date of existence
  • ? – House built
  • 1865 – The plantation was used by General Sherman on his march to Columbia. He burned the house when he left.

Land

  • Number of acres – 4,000 during Civil War period
  • Primary crop – Cotton

Owners

  • Alphabetical list – Captain William Barker (original owner); Connelly (2005); Tuten

    The plantation stayed in the Barker family for seven generations.

Slaves

  • Number of slaves –

Buildings

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State
Status
No remains