— 1676 —Fountainhead of the Drayton family, whichplayed so important a part in America'sColonial, Revolutionary, and Independencehistory. Its original plantation house, creditedby contemporary historians as having beenthe earliest in the Carolina colony, alongwith its famous garden, now America's oldest,were built by Thomas Drayton in the 1680's.It remains a working plantation utilizingscores of workers, and is still owned andoperated by a direct family descendent.
|Placed By||The National Register of Historical Places South Carolina|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 12:07pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 585046 N 3637435|
|Decimal Degrees||32.87175000, -80.09091667|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 52.305', W 80° 5.455'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 52' 18.30" N, 80° 5' 27.30" W|
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|Area Code(s)||803, 843|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 3550 Ashley River Rd, Charleston SC 29414, US|
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