''Meet, O Lord, On the Milk-White Horse'' Archaeological Data Recovery at Rephraim Plantation sites 38BU1385 and 38BU1803


Brockington and Associates, Inc., conducted archaeological data recovery investigations at

sites 38BU1385 and 38BU1803 between 27 January and 14 February 2003. Archaeological sites

38BU1385 and 38BU1803 are located in the Palmetto Bluff Phase I Development Tract, Beaufort

County, South Carolina. These investigations were conducted under the Treatment Plan (approved

by the South Carolina Department of Archives and History) in partial fulfillment of the stipulations

of a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the State Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO),

the South Carolina Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management (OCRM), and Palmetto

Bluff, LLC. Acceptance of the Management Summaries for sites 38BU1385 and 38BU1803 by the

SHPO on 24 March 2003 permitted the initiation of land disturbing activities within the sites.

Cite this Record

''Meet, O Lord, On the Milk-White Horse'' Archaeological Data Recovery at Rephraim Plantation sites 38BU1385 and 38BU1803. Pat Hendrix, Charles F. Phillips Jr., Johshua N. Fletcher, Connie Huddleston, Alana Lynch, Carol Poplin. Mt. Pleasant, SC: Brockington and Associates, Inc. 2005 ( tDAR id: 390987) ; doi:10.6067/XCV8474C4F

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URL: http://artsandsciences.sc.edu/sciaa/


Investigation Types
Archaeological Overview Data Recovery / Excavation Environment Research Geophysical Survey Heritage Management Historic Background Research Site Evaluation / Testing Systematic Survey

Barbed Wire Bottle Cap Brass Buttons Brass Eyelet Brass Lock Plate Brass Pocketknife Brass Watch Part Buff Ware Button Castor Oil Bottle Charcoal Chimney Falls Coin Colonoware Columns Cord Marked Ceramics Creamware Decal Decorated Ironstone Deptford Ceramics Drawer Pull Finger Pinched Sherd Firebox Gilded Mold Decorated Ironstone Glass Knob Groove and Snap Butchery Gunflint Hollowwares Iron Lock Iron Shutter Hook Kaolin Clay Pipes Lead Flint Grips Lead Glazed Stoneware Lead Shot Linear Check Stamped Sherd Lithics McClellanville Ceramics Mississippian Burnished Sherd Pearlware Pharmaceutical Glass Red Clay Pipebowl Redware Refuge Dentate Stamped Rephraim Plantation Rice Plantation Rimfire Cartridge Ring Rockingham Ware Sand Tempered Pottery Savannah River Point Shotgun Shell Spike St. Catherine Cross Hatched Cord Marked Sherd Table Knife Terracotta Turpentine Pot Undecorated Earthenware Undecorated Whiteware White Slipped Stoneware Willowware Wilmington Cord Marked Ceramics Window Glass Yellow Ware Show More

Geographic Keywords
May River Palmetto Bluff

Temporal Keywords
American Civil War Antebellum Period Post-Contact Period Pre-Contact Period

Temporal Coverage

Calendar Date: 1779 to 1786 (Land Co-owned by Benjamin Guerard but lost in suit to WIlliam Hort)

Calendar Date: 1937 to 2005 (Land owned by the Union Bag and Timber Co.)

Calendar Date: 1770 to 1772 (Land owned by John Hodgson)

Calendar Date: 1926 to 1937 (Land owned by the Varn family)

Calendar Date: 1902 to 1926 (Land owned by Richard T. Wilson Jr. and renamed 'Palmetto Bluff')

Calendar Date: 1870 to 1902 (Land owned by J. Douglas Robertson and heirs)

Calendar Date: 1786 to 1826 (Land owned by William Hort)

Calendar Date: 1772 to 1786 (Land owned and split by Robert Brailsford and John Boss)

Calendar Date: 1715 to 1772 (Land owned by Landgrave William Hodgson)

Calendar Date: 1826 to 1870 (Land owned by Sarah Hort who freed her family's slaves and then passed the land on to Thomas Fenwick Drayton)

Spatial Coverage

min long: -80.788; min lat: 32.237 ; max long: -80.402; max lat: 32.49 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Contributor(s): Charles F. Phillips Jr.; Jeffrey Gardner; James Hill; Connie Huddleston; Alana Lynch; Carol Poplin; Eric C. Poplin; Catherine Runyan; Patty Richards; Charlie Bayles; Madeline Morgan; Mallory L. Chambliss Jr.; Brett Davis; David Dellenbach; Ellen Giese; Brent Lansdell; Patrick Morgan; Susannah Munson; Allison Moore; Inna Burns; Robert Jones

Field Director(s): Eric Sipes

Lab Director(s): Emily Jateff

Principal Investigator(s): Johshua N. Fletcher

Sponsor(s): Palmetto Bluff LLC

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


General Note: Both sites were deemed eligible for protections under the NRHP act and management plans were given as part of the report.

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