Built in 1810 for a cotton plantation owner, Seabrook was designed by James Hoban, who would later be selected to design the White House, and features an imposing double-tiered portico. The plantation home—now a winter getaway for northerners—has been renovated several times, acquiring a large greenhouse and folly along the way. Here, finely detailed woodwork and fanlights over the doors can be seen from the center hall.

Take a Tour of the Historic Homes in Charleston, South Carolina

Built in 1810 for a cotton plantation owner, Seabrook was designed by James Hoban, who would later be selected to design the White House, and features an imposing double-tiered portico. The plantation home—now a winter getaway for northerners—has been renovated several times, acquiring a large greenhouse and folly along the way. Here, finely detailed woodwork and fanlights over the doors can be seen from the center hall.

Cotton Plantation Slavery    It increased the number of slaves in America and led to cotton plantations spreading across the Deep South to Texas.  — video.tvguide.com

The Cotton Economy and Slavery

Cotton Plantation Slavery It increased the number of slaves in America and led to cotton plantations spreading across the Deep South to Texas. — video.tvguide.com

Quilt by Rita Mae Pettway Quilt by Florine Smith Gee’s Bend is a small poor rural town located near Selma, Alabama. In the past it was comprised of cotton plantations, owned by Joseph Gee and a relative of his, Mark Pettway. Pettway bought the Gee estate in 1850 and after the Civil War, his freed …

The Quilts of Gee’s Bend

Quilt by Rita Mae Pettway Quilt by Florine Smith Gee’s Bend is a small poor rural town located near Selma, Alabama. In the past it was comprised of cotton plantations, owned by Joseph Gee and a relative of his, Mark Pettway. Pettway bought the Gee estate in 1850 and after the Civil War, his freed …

Quilt by Rita Mae Pettway Quilt by Florine Smith Gee’s Bend is a small poor rural town located near Selma, Alabama. In the past it was comprised of cotton plantations, owned by Joseph Gee and a relative of his, Mark Pettway. Pettway bought the Gee estate in 1850 and after the Civil War, his freed …

The Quilts of Gee’s Bend

Quilt by Rita Mae Pettway Quilt by Florine Smith Gee’s Bend is a small poor rural town located near Selma, Alabama. In the past it was comprised of cotton plantations, owned by Joseph Gee and a relative of his, Mark Pettway. Pettway bought the Gee estate in 1850 and after the Civil War, his freed …

Native sun: In the Deep South, a solar farm rises on a former cotton plantation | Grist

Native sun: In the Deep South, a solar farm rises on a former cotton plantation

Native sun: In the Deep South, a solar farm rises on a former cotton plantation | Grist

Quilt by Rita Mae Pettway Quilt by Florine Smith Gee’s Bend is a small poor rural town located near Selma, Alabama. In the past it was comprised of cotton plantations, owned by Joseph Gee and a relative of his, Mark Pettway. Pettway bought the Gee estate in 1850 and after the Civil War, his freed …

The Quilts of Gee’s Bend

Quilt by Rita Mae Pettway Quilt by Florine Smith Gee’s Bend is a small poor rural town located near Selma, Alabama. In the past it was comprised of cotton plantations, owned by Joseph Gee and a relative of his, Mark Pettway. Pettway bought the Gee estate in 1850 and after the Civil War, his freed …

Son of a sharecropper, Wilson cotton plantation, Arkansas Creator(s): Rothstein, Arthur, 1915-1985, photographer

Son of a sharecropper, Wilson cotton plantation, Arkansas Creator(s): Rothstein, Arthur, 1915-1985, photographer

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