Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Otranto Indigo Vat

Marker ID: SCHM 8-29
Location: on east side of SC 503 at Miles Inc.
County: Berkeley
Coordinates: N 32° 59.031    W 079° 55.95
  32.98385    -79.9325
Style: Free Standing **


Built 1750-1790 at Otranto Plantation and used to process dye from indigo, an important S.C. crop from 1747 to 1796. Moved here 1979.

Erected by Berkeley County Historical Society-l994