Plantations, Millford

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Title:
Plantations, Millford
Description:
3 1/2" X 2 1/2" image with 'Millwood, flooded under Lake Santee' handwritten on reverse. Caption known to be in error. This image is not Millwood, but Millford in Sumter County. Millwood was burned at the end of the Civil War and was not flooded by the Santee-Cooper Project. The ruins of Millwood are still visible and open to the public. Image shows the front of a large house built in Greek Revival style, at least two stories, with columns.
Collection:
Charleston Museum Plantation Photographs
Contributing Institution:
The Charleston Museum Archives
Media Type:
Images
Topical Subject:
Plantations -- South Carolina, Manors, Columns
Geographic Subject:
Low Country, Sumter County (S.C.)
Note:
Also known as Manning's Folly. The house bears a striking resemblance to the old Charleston Hotel 200 Meeting Street. Nathaniel P. Potter, Millford's builder, was an understudy for the hotel's architect.
Shelving Locator:
MK 20095a
S.C. County:
Sumter County (S.C.)
Internet Media Type:
image/jpeg
Digitization Specifications:
800 ppi, 24-bit depth, color, Epson Expression 10000XL, Archival Masters are tiffs.
Copyright Status Statement:
Digital image copyright 2011, The Charleston Museum Archives. All rights reserved. For more information contact The Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29403.