Photo, Print, Drawing - Haig Point Tabby Ruins, Haig Point Road, Daufuskie Landing, Beaufort County, SC Photos from Survey HABS SC-867

About this Item

About this Item

Title
Haig Point Tabby Ruins, Haig Point Road, Daufuskie Landing, Beaufort County, SC
Contributor Names
Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Blogett, Herman
Mongin, Elizabeth
Mongin, David John
Mongin, John David
Pope, Wiliam
Historic Beaufort Foundation, sponsor
Price, Virginia Barrett, transmitter
Boucher, Jack E, photographer
Brooker, Colin, historian
Created / Published
Documentation compiled after 1933
Subject Headings
-  houses
-  ruins
-  lighthouses
-  domestic life
-  agriculture
-  slavery
-  adaptive reuse
-  navigation
-  building failures
-  South Carolina -- Beaufort County -- Daufuskie Landing
Notes
-  Significance: Before its destruction during, or soon after, the Civil War the main house at Haig Point plantation was the largest tabby domestic building erected in coastal South Carolina. Today, the north slave settlement associated with this structure includes three of the best preserved tabby walled, single slave dwellings still standing in Beaufort County. The settlement is also notable for its unusual curved - that is to say rather than a strictly rectilinear - layout.
-  Survey number: HABS SC-867
-  Building/structure dates: ca. 1826- 1838 Initial Construction
Medium
Photo(s): 27
Color Transparencies: 4
Data Page(s): 17
Photo Caption Page(s): 3
Call Number/Physical Location
HABS SC-867
Source Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
Repository
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print
Control Number
sc1126
Rights Advisory
No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html
Online Format
image
pdf
Description
Photo(s): 27 | Color Transparencies: 4 | Data Page(s): 17 | Photo Caption Page(s): 3

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Cite This Item

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Chicago citation style:

Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, Herman Blogett, Elizabeth Mongin, David John Mongin, John David Mongin, Wiliam Pope, Sponsor Historic Beaufort Foundation, and Colin Brooker, Boucher, Jack E, photographer. Haig Point Tabby Ruins, Haig Point Road, Daufuskie Landing, Beaufort County, SC. Beaufort County Daufuskie Landing South Carolina, 1933. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/sc1126/. (Accessed October 19, 2017.)

APA citation style:

Historic American Buildings Survey, C., Blogett, H., Mongin, E., Mongin, D. J., Mongin, J. D., Pope, W. [...] Brooker, C., Boucher, J. E., photographer. (1933) Haig Point Tabby Ruins, Haig Point Road, Daufuskie Landing, Beaufort County, SC. Beaufort County Daufuskie Landing South Carolina, 1933. Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/sc1126/.

MLA citation style:

Historic American Buildings Survey, Creator, et al., photographer by Boucher, Jack E. Haig Point Tabby Ruins, Haig Point Road, Daufuskie Landing, Beaufort County, SC. Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <https://www.loc.gov/item/sc1126/>.