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history of Plantation House, St. Helena

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Published by Patten Press in Newmill, UK .
Written in English

  • Saint Helena
    • Subjects:
    • Plantation House (Saint Helena),
    • Saint Helena -- Description and travel.,
    • Saint Helena -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementMargaret Field.
      LC ClassificationsDT671.S2 F54 1998
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 85 p. :
      Number of Pages85
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL121831M
      ISBN 101872229328
      LC Control Number99488454

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history of Plantation House, St. Helena by Margaret Field Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Plantation House is the official home of the Governor of St. Helena, and has been since Learn more about this beautiful building and its history. Plantation House, St Helena This rather splendid Georgian structure is steeped in history, and its grounds play host to the world's oldest tortoise, Jonathan.

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Plantation House, one of St Helena’s landmark historical attractions and home to Jonathan the tortoise, has been re-opened to the public for behind the scenes tours.

The house was built in as a country estate for the Governor of the East India Company, and is known worldwide as the home of the St Helena Governor along with the oldest living animal in the world, Jonathan.

By Julian Cairns-Wickes, published in the St Helena News 5th January I am completely mystified at what is happening to/at Plantation House. The manner in which its prime use was so recently replaced by tented occupation was bad enough but now I understand that an early and useful Toilet Fitment has been removed.

The Carter Plantation House was built between and by Thomas Freeman, a free man of color. He was the first black to record a legal transaction in his own right in the Greensburg District of East Louisiana and the first black to own property in what is now Livingston Parish.

Emma Plantation, located abou t four miles south of Donaldsonville and just west of the Bayou Lafourche, is a fine example of a large midth-century Greek Revival plantation house. Built inSt. Emma was owned from to by Charles A.

Kock, one of the leading sugar planters of Louisiana. Rienzi Plantation House sits on property that is believed to be the first Spanish Land grant of Henry Schuyler Thibodeaux, the namesake of the City of Thibodaux.

The grant was made by Baron Carondelet in approximately Architectural style: Greek Revival. Plantation House was built on St Helena in as a country residence for the Governor of the Honorable East India Company.

The House is now the seat of the Governor of St Helena and its two dependencies, the Islands of Ascension and Tristan da Cunha. Below: Take a tour • “Do Napoleon” • Visit Jonathan and Plantation House • See a Wirebird • Meet some Saints • Climb Jacob’s Ladder • Watch dolphins on a boat trip to Lemon Valley • Have a walk • Walk up Diana’s Peak • Admire the stars • Try our coffee • Taste Plo and local fishcakes • Visit our Museum • Dive our clear blue waters • Investigate our built.

Today, all of St Helena’s Napoleonic attractions, including Longwood House, Briars Pavilion and Napoleon’s Tomb, are owned by the French Government.

Travellers looking to follow in Napoleon’s footsteps can board the Royal Mail ship St Helena from £2,* on a day return voyage from Cape Town (10 days at sea and four nights on St Helena). You need to book ahead, but I thoroughly recommend a tour around Plantation House - oozing with history including the chandalier that used to be in Napoleon's residence (Longwood House).

The Island's first lady takes the tour and so gives a fascinating insider's account of living at this Georgian home, plus what it's like living on a remote island.4/5(22).

Plantations in and around St Helena Island SC. St Helena Island is located in Beaufort County. Bermuda Plantation.

Cherry Hill Plantation. Coffin Point Plantation. Corn Island Plantation. The plantation house is a Greek Revival - and Italianate-styled mansion built by John Hampden Randolph inand is the largest extant antebellum plantation house in the South w square feet (4, m 2) of floor space.

1 Mansion and grounds Architecture InteriorsArchitect: Henry Howard. One of the giant tortoises at Plantation House; Read more about Jonathan On this site we are pleased to provide information for anyone considering visiting St Helena, one of the world’s most remote inhabited Helena’s environment is truly remarkable, from dramatic cliff tops to a sub-tropical interior, all of it surrounded by pristine seas and where the air-quality is.

Animated stereoscopic photographs with original captions of recently freed slaves on St. Helena Island in the 's.

By photographers Hubbard. It was named after Saint Helena of Constantinople. It is one of the most isolated islands in the world and was uninhabited when discovered by the Portuguese in It was an important stopover for ships sailing to Europe from Asia and South Africa for ign state: United Kingdom.

Coffin Point Plantation - A Brief History. Coffin Point Plantation which sits located on the north eastern end of St. Helena Island, South Carolina was established by the Coffin family around Ebenezer Coffin, originally from Boston, built the plantation house around Ebenezer died in and left the estate to his children.

The following contract is from the Precott Plantation of St. Helena Parish, dated August 5, The list below are the names of all the people who was working on the Prescott plantation in St.

Helena Parish in They could read or write, they made their (x) to confirm that they were in agreement with the contract. Plantation House, St Helena Island: See 22 reviews, articles, and 6 photos of Plantation House, ranked No.4 on Tripadvisor among 19 attractions in St Helena Island/5(22).

A Journey to St. Helena, Home of Napoleon’s Last Days We crossed the globe to the tiny, remote island to sample the splendid desolation of the emperor’s exile under a scornful British governor.

On the huge backyard of this Plantation House lives Jonathan, the years old Giant were lucky to see him on the ground very close to the fence. It might not be so straightforward getting the advertised tour of Plantation House on Tuesday or Thursday morning, as there needs to be at least 3 people for it to go ahead and there was /5(22).

The plantation house was constructed in in Greek Revival style with Creole influences, especially in the floorplan. Established inthe plantation was added to the National Register of Architect: Attributed to James H.

Dakin. Helena was colonised by the English inand at that time the use of slaves was were first brought mostly from East Africa or Madagascar.

In the later 17 th Century it was made a requirement for all ships trading with Madagascar to deliver one slave to St. Helena, and during the 18 th century the East India Company expanded around the Indian Ocean and slaves.

Built inPlantation House is not only home to the Governor Of St Helena Island and the other South Atlantic Islands, but the oldest living animal also.

Located in the heart of The Low Country near Beaufort, South Carolina, Fripp Plantation shares the area’s natural beauty and rich history. The Plantation House dates back to and is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Ancient live oaks, pecan orchards, ponds and large vistas of pristine. Plantation Records: Estate Inventory of Richard Jenkins, Wadmalaw Island, Charleston District and St.

Helena Island, Beaufort District, SC, Indexed by Alana; Estate Inventory of Richard Jenkins, Wadmalaw Island, Charleston, SC, Indexed by Alana; Slaves in the Estate of Micah J. Jenkins, Charleston, SC, Indexed by Sheri Fenley. Illustrations: Cypress Swamp, Brewton Plantation --Map of the country around St.

Helena Island --Monument on Parris Island --Plan of Fort Lyttelton --Map of the country around Hilton Head Island --Tabby ruins of Fort Lyttelton --Tabby ruins of Fort Frederick --Entrance to Spanish Point --Copy of Indian Act of --Survey of Williman's Island. Got a nice cup of St Helena coffee and cake at the end and a tour of the paddock (at the front of the The tour of Plantation House is a must.

Only open on Tuesday and Thursday mornings remote book via the tourist office in Jamestown Debbie Yon tells you all about the history and governors of St Helen /5(22). The year old Johnathan the Tortoise in front of the Governor's residence, the Plantation House, on St.

Helena. (© Joe Hollin) An aerial view of Jamestown, St. Helena's : Matt Blitz. View of the big house on the T.J. Fripp plantation, St. Helena Is. [i.e. Island], S.C. Summary Photograph shows Thomas James Fripp plantation on St.

Helena Island, South Carolina. A group of men and a woman stand on the stairs of the plantation home. An African American freedman man holds on to a horse in the yard. #7 of 33 in Things to do in St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha See the legacy of the East India Company at Plantation House.

Dating back tothe residence served as a summer home for the island’s Governor, who ruled the island until when it. Hotels near The Museum of St. Helena; Hotels near Longwood House; All things to do in St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha; Sights & Landmarks in St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha.

Sacred & Religious Sites in St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha /5(22). Prince William's parish and plantations, [Todd, John Reynard] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Prince William's parish and plantationsAuthor: John Reynard Todd. If you have a strong interest in the history of Beaufort and her plantations, this is the tour for you.

Having ties in Beaufort for several generations our guide, Kelly, was an expert in local history. Being able to see first hand how plantation owners lived on the island and in Beaufort was fascinating.5/5().

Book today. BOOK NOW the location St. Helena Island, South Carolina. Fripp Plantation is located on St. Helena Island, along the coast, about 80 miles south of Charleston, SC and 50 miles north of Savannah, GA.

The beautiful and historic town of Beaufort, SC is only a 20 minute drive away. Acadian House Plantation: St. Martinville: Active: Afton Villa Gardens Plantation: St.

Francisville: West Feliciana Parish: No remains: Aillet House Plantation: Port Allen: West Baton Rouge Parish: 30°27′35″N 91°12′22″W: Active: Albania Plantation.

St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha Historic Sites: See reviews and photos of historic sites in St Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha, Africa on Tripadvisor. Oakley Plantation House Rosedown Plantation Butler-Greenwood Plantation Afton Villa Gardens Myrtles Plantation Catalpa Cottage Plantation.

East Feliciana Parish Centenary College Courthouse and Lawyers' Row Port Hudson. Helena Parish Greensburg Land Office Old St.

Helena Parish Jail. Tangipahoa Parish Camp Moore Ponchatoula Commercial. Coffin Point Plantation, Saint Helena Island. likes 6 talking about this 1, were here. Coffin Point Plantation, is a historic plantation house /5().

On Saturday 19 Marchan historic event took place in the grounds of Plantation House, St Helena Island. Jonathan the Giant Tortoise - the .A majestic Baton Rouge plantation home’s transformation over the past years and its place as the heart of the city’s Goodwood Place neighborhood was the topic of a local.St.

Helena Island has a 9-hole golf couse (you go round twice) in Longwood, just around the corner from Longwood is a club house for that all important 19 th hole banter and refreshments.

The course allows a strong amateur to give an average professional a good game because the ground conditions are not exactly to international standards.