Bannerman Plantation

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Bannerman Plantation
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Bannerman Plantation is located in Florida
Bannerman Plantation
Bannerman Plantation is located in the US
Bannerman Plantation
LocationLeon County, Florida
Nearest cityTallahassee
Coordinates30°38′42″N 84°16′44″W / 30.64500°N 84.27889°W / 30.64500; -84.27889Coordinates: 30°38′42″N 84°16′44″W / 30.64500°N 84.27889°W / 30.64500; -84.27889
Architectural styleGreek Revival, Federal[1]
NRHP reference #02000606[1]
Added to NRHPJune 6, 2002
Location of Bannerman Plantation house west and northwest of Lake Iamonia

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.

Location[edit]

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.

Plantation specifics[edit]

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

The owner[edit]

Charles Bannerman was from North Carolina.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.

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