This is a map of all of the rice plantations in South Carolina. You can navigate on the map within this site. Click on the markers of many of the plantations to see a description of the plantatation as well as photos and web links.
View maps of key rivers and plantations featured in the book Lowcountry Time and Tide: The Collapse of The Rice Kingdom
Many sources contributed to the information in this map database. A select list of sources includes:
Linder, Suzanne Cameron and Marta L. Thacker. Historical Atlas of the Rice Plantations of Georgetown County and the Santee River. Columbia: SC Department of Archives and History, 2000. Linder, Suzanne Cameron. Historical Atlas of the Rice Plantations of the ACE River Basin - 1860. Columbia, S.C.: South Carolina Department of Archives and History, 1995. Kovacik, Charles F., and John J. Winberry. South Carolina: A Geography. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1987. Kovacik, Charles F. and John J. Winberry. South Carolina: The Making of a Landscape. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1989. Rowland, Lawrence S., Alexander Moore and George C. Rogers. The History of Beaufort County, South Carolina 1514-1861. 2 vols. Vol. 1. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 1996. Stoney, Samuel Gaillard. Plantations of The Carolina Low Country. Charleston, S.C.: Carolina Art Association, 1964.