Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Archdale Hall

Marker ID: SCHM 18-11
Location: Archdale Blvd., S of Dorchester Rd. (S.C. Hwy. 161) between Lincoln Blvd. and Park Gate Dr., Summerville, SC
County: Dorchester
Coordinates: N 32° 53.991    W 080° 6.131
  32.89985    -80.10218333
Style: Free Standing **


Archdale Hall Plantation was established in 1681 by a royal grant of 300 acres to Richard Baker. The plantation, later expanded to more than 3000 acres, produced indigo and rice. The house which once stood here, built before 1750, was a fine example of Georgian residential architecture. It survived the Civil War only to be demolished by the Charleston earthquake of 1886.

Erected by the Archdale Civic Association, 2002