Laurel Bay Plantation

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Laurel Bay Plantation
Nearest cityBeaufort, South Carolina
Area26.8 acres (10.8 ha)
Built1779 (1779)
NRHP reference #97000095[1]
Added to NRHPFebruary 27, 1997

Laurel Bay Plantation, also known as Woodward Plantation and Tabby Ruin Site, is a historic archaeological site located near Beaufort, Beaufort County, South Carolina. The site contains artifacts associated with domestic outbuilding activities related to either or both Laurel Bay Plantation (c. 1772-1779) and Woodward Plantation (c. 1800-1861). Features present at the site include sections of two tabby walls, a tabby structure foundation, two depressions, two brick piles, and a shell pile.[2][3]

It was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "Laurel Bay Plantation, Beaufort County (Address Restricted)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 25 February 2014.
  3. ^ Jeffrey Paul Blick (October 1995). "Laurel Bay Plantation" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places nomination. NRHP. Retrieved 25 February 2014.