Cultural Resources Survey of the Beach City Road Tract (38BU2163, 38BU2164)


Brockington and Associates, Inc., undertook a cultural resources survey of the1.6-acre Beach City Road Tract on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. The survey was designed to identify any cultural resources that may be present on or near the tract that could be affected by its proposed residential development. This survey provides partial compliance with local, state, and federal regulations concerning the management of cultural resources in the Coastal Zone of South Carolina.

Cite this Record

Cultural Resources Survey of the Beach City Road Tract (38BU2163, 38BU2164). Andrew Agha, Jason Ellerbee. Mt. Pleasant, SC: Brockington and Associates, Inc. 2006 ( tDAR id: 381436) ; doi:10.6067/XCV87D2WD4

This Resource is Part of the Following Collections


Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 1862 to 1862 (Construction of the town of Mitcheville begins with U.S. government assistance during Union occupation of Fish Haul plantation)

Calendar Date: 1863 to 1864 (Construction of the Union Fort Howell at Mitchelville)

Calendar Date: 1880 to 1920 (Mitchelville's continuance as a kinship-based community)

Calendar Date: 1514 to 1520 (Spanish exploration of Hilton Head Island and named the area Sant Elena)

Calendar Date: 1912 to 1912 (Court sided with the Gardner family that the Drayton property was purchased by March Gardner in 1865)

Calendar Date: 1865 to 1866 (March Gardner purchased the tract from Thomas Drayton)

Calendar Date: 1861 to 1868 (Union occupation of Hilton Head Island)

Calendar Date: 1698 to 1698 (A land grant of 48,000 acres on Port Royal Island is given to John Bayley)

Calendar Date: 1684 to 1684 (Lord Cardross of Scotland founds Stuart's Town on Port Royal Island)

Calendar Date: 1563 to 1563 (The French fail at establishing a town on Hilton Head named Port Royal)

Calendar Date: 1526 to 1526 (Spanish efforts at establishing a town on Hilton Head failed)

Calendar Date: 1760 to 1760 (Edward Ellis buys Fish Haul)

Calendar Date: 1715 to 1715 (The Yamasee war)

Calendar Date: 1717 to 1717 (A land grant is given to John Barnwell for the north western part of Port Royal Island)

Calendar Date: 1798 to 1798 (William Pope inherist both Fish Haul and Coggins plantations)

Calendar Date: 1862 to 1880 (Mitcheville's existence as a town)

Spatial Coverage

min long: -80.828; min lat: 32.097 ; max long: -80.66; max lat: 32.284 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contributor(s): Jason Ellerbee

Field Director(s): Andrew Agha

Principal Investigator(s): Johshua N. Fletcher

Sponsor(s): Wallstar Development, LLC

Prepared By(s): Brockington and Associates, Inc.


General Note: The two sites were labelled as potentially elligible to be covered by the NRHP. Further Research was suggested in proofing site 38BU2164 due to it's attachment to Mitchelville and being very close to several significant sites. Site 38BU2163 was cited as having Pre-contact artifacts, but the time era of the artifacts was not given in the report.

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