Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Brabant Plantation

Marker ID: SCHM 8-12
Location: Road 98, 7.4 miles SW of its intersection with SC41
County: Berkeley
Coordinates: N 33° 1.212    W 079° 51.19
  33.0202    -79.85316666
Style: Free Standing **


Residence ofRt. Rev. Robert Smith, who was born in Norfolk England, 1732. He was consecrated in Philadelphia in 1795 as the first Episcopal bishop of South Carolina. He died in 1801 and was buried in St. Philip´s Churchyard, Charleston, S.C. On this plantation, on January 1782, an engagement took place between Americans under Co!. Richard Richardson and British under Maj. Coffin.