Berwick Plantation

Fast Facts:

General Information --   

  • Location – on the ocean side of the public road on the south side of Broad Creek, this would probably fall into contemporary Shipyard Plantation.  Lot 35 of Bayley’s Barony.
  • Land - 312 acres

Owners -

  • Daniel Desaussure, lessee
  • J. Berwick, circa 1783

Maps - Mosse, Hilton Head Island, 1783.  Lot 35

Bibliography -

    Peeples, An Index to Hilton Head Island Names.

Additional Information:

J. Berwick apparently acquired a 312-acre plantation around 1783 – lands formerly leased by planter Daniel DeSaussure, as indicated on Dr. Mosse’s Survey.  On the ocean side of the public road on the south side of Broad Creek, this would probably fall into today’s Shipyard Plantation.

Peeples, Robert E.H., An Index to Hilton Head Island Names (Before the Contemporary Development), p. 3



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