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|Location||Leon County, Florida|
|Architectural style||Greek Revival, Federal|
|NRHP Reference #||02000606|
|Added to NRHP||June 6, 2002|
Bannerman Plantation was a small plantation of approximately 1,500 acres (610 ha) and located in northwest Leon County, Florida, just north of the old unincorporated community of Meridian and west-northwest of Lake Iamonia. Bannerman Plantation was established by Charles Bannerman and known to be in existence in 1852.
The plantation house is located at 13426 N. Meridian Rd. and is a 2 story home with porches on both floors that partially wrap to each side of the house. The porches are supported with 8 stately columns. Fireplaces are located at both left and right sides of the home. A kitchen extends off the left side of the home. The boundaries of Bannerman Plantation itself are unknown.
The Leon County Florida 1860 Agricultural Census shows that Bannerman Plantation had the following:
- Improved Land: 700 acres (280 ha)
- Unimproved Land: 800 acres (320 ha)
- Cash value of plantation: $14,475
- Cash value of farm implements/machinery: $700
- Cash value of farm animals: $5000
- Number of slaves: 67
- Bushels of corn: 4,000
- Bales of cotton: 120
Charles Bannerman was from North Carolina.
- Rootsweb Plantations
- Largest Slaveholders from 1860 Slave Census Sschedules
- Florida Historical Markers Program
- Paisley, Clifton; From Cotton To Quail, University of Florida Press, c1968.
- Thurston, William N.
- National Register
- Florida Heritage