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Richmond Hill Plantation, Sterling Creek Marsh, East of Richmond Hill on Ford Neck Road, Richmond Hill, Bryan County, GA



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Item Title
BWPhotos 208654

Location
East of Richmond Hill on Ford Neck Road, Richmond Hill vicinity, GA

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS GA-2348-A
Building/structure dates: 1780 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1925 subsequent work
National Register Number: 78000966
Significance: The Sterling Marsh contains formal tidal rice fields associated with the antebellum Richmond Plantation, and were also reclaimed in the 1930s during Henry Ford's tenure and used for lettuce production.

Subjects
Agriculture
Agricultural Land
Flood Control


Related Names
Ford, Henry
Maxwell, John
Habersham, Joseph
Clay, Thomas
Diener, David, Photographer


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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