The Archaeology of Belfair Plantation


Belfair Plantation tract is located in Beaufort County, South Carolina, that features prehistoric and historic sites. 38BU1419 is a historic eighteenth/nineteenth century plantation. It also has a small multi-component prehistoric occupation at the site. Artifacts recovered indicate continuous, though intermittent, use of the site from the Early Archaic Period through the Woodland Period. 38BU1302 is a prehistoric shell midden.

Cite this Record

The Archaeology of Belfair Plantation. ( tDAR id: 391043) ; doi:10.6067/XCV84J0GKJ

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Spatial Coverage

min long: -80.89; min lat: 32.254 ; max long: -80.423; max lat: 32.555 ;

Individual & Institutional Roles

Principal Investigator(s): Bobby G. Southerlin; Paul E. Brockington, Jr.

Landowner(s): Belfair Plantation, L.L.C.

Submitted To(s): South Carolina State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO)

Source Collections

Curation Facility: Coastal Discovery Museum of Hilton Head Island, Museum of Hilton Head Island.

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  • Documents (2)


  1. Data Recovery at the 38BU1302 Shell Midden, Belfair Plantation Tract, Beaufort County, South Carolina (1998)
  2. Data Recovery Excavations at 38BU1419: A Historic Site on Belfair Plantation, Beaufort County, South Carolina (1996)