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The Boone Hall Plantation and Gardens is a plantation complex located in Mount Pleasant, South Carolina and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. A plantation is an intentional planting of a crop, on a larger scale, usually for uses other than cereal production or pasture. ... Mount Pleasant is a town located in Charleston County, South Carolina, in the United States. ... The National Register of Historic Places is the USAs official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects worthy of preservation. ...


The plantation includes a large post-civil war farmhouse, a number of original slave cabins (which were occupied by sharecroppers well into the 20th Century), several flowering gardens, and the historic "Avenue of Oaks": a mile drive up the farmhouse with live oaks on either side. A civil war is a war in which parties within the same culture, society or nationality. ... Sharecropping is a system of farming in which employee farmers work a parcel of land in return for a fraction of the parcels crops. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the... Southern live oaks on Skidaway Island, near Savannah, Georgia Live oak is a general term for a number of unrelated oaks in several different sections of the genus Quercus that happen to share the character of evergreen foliage. ...


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  • Boone Hall Home Page

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Boone Hall Plantation - Mount Pleasant, Charleston County, South Carolina SC (2313 words)
John Boone was one of the first settlers of the colony arriving sometime in 1672.
1980s – Boone Hall was closed to the public for the filming of North and South, an ABC mini-series based on the novels of John Jakes.
It is believed that the brick cabins at Boone Hall were reserved for the skilled slaves such as the cook, house slaves, carpenter, flsmith, etc. The field hands probably had houses closer to the fields.
boone hall plantation (426 words)
History: The Plantation was part of a series of land grants from South Carolina's Lords Proprietors to Major John Boone, the earliest grant dating from 1681.
Boone Hall Plantation holds the distinction of being, one of the first plantations in the South to provide academic education for its slaves.
Cotton Gin House: Boone Hall's original cotton gin house was built to house the ginning equipment that separated the cotton fiber from the seed.
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