Mulberry Plantation

Mulberry Plantation (James and Mary Boykin Chesnut House), also known as Mulberry Plantation (Chesnut House) "is nationally significant in the area of American literature for its association with Mary Boykin Chesnut's remarkable first-hand account of southern society during the Civil War. Her war-time diary, acknowledged as the most important piece of Confederate literature, is also recognized for its contributions to our understanding of southern culture and society."

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 2000.

The South Carolina Department of Archives and History summary is here.

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