Historic Markers Across Georgia

Floyds' Fairfield and Bellview Plantations

Marker ID: GHM 020-2
Location: US 17 at Billyville Rd in Colesburg
County: Camden
Coordinates: N 30° 55.95    W 081° 42.977
  30.9325    -81.71628
Status: The marking is missing.
Waymark: None


Charles Floyd and son John moved to Camden Co. and established rice plantations on the Satilla River about 1800. John Floyd (1769- 1839) was a noted general and hero in the war of 1812, a state legislator, U.S. Congressman and presidential elector. Outer walls of Bellvue plantation home were built in the shape of an ancor, and still stand.

Charles Renaldo Floyd, son of Gen. John FLoyd, filled many military positions of high trust. Was a Georgia legislator and talented artist.

Burial ground for members of the family is on the plantations. Handsome U.S. monuments mark the graves of Charles, John, and Charles Renaldo.