Dogg Bluff Plantation - Marion County South Carolina SC

Dogg Bluff Plantation – Little Pee Dee River
Marion County



Basic Information

  • Location – West bank of the Little Pee Dee River, below Highway 501, Marion County

  • Comments – Dogg Bluff Plantation is mentioned in a petition to establish a ferry there in 1792. Anthony Sweet, Sr. and Anthony Sweet, Jr. lived in the same area and possibly owned the same plantation, or adjoining ones. Anthony Sweet, Sr. was an ancestor of Margaret Mitchell, author of Gone with the Wind. An Anthony Sweet also owned land directly across the Pee Dee in Horry County. The road from Kingston (Conway) to the ferry at Dogg Bluff was known as the Dog Bluff Road. Later, when townships were established in Horry County, the area along the road and near the Dogg Bluff Ferry was named Dog Bluff Township. According to Anthony Sweet, Sr.ís grandson, Lord Cornwallis camped at his grandfatherís plantation on his march northward.

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – ?

Timeline

  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – House built

Land

  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – ?

Owners

  • Alphabetical list – Anthony Sweet

Slaves

  • Number of slaves – ?

Buildings

    No buildings are extant

Web Resources

Print Resources

  • Initial references:

    J. Benjamin Burroughs, Research Specialist, Coastal Carolina University





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