Plantation Excavation Map



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  MAP DRAWN AFTER EXCAVATION OF DR. DE LA HOWE’S HOME SITE

·         60N X 230E – The ornate rock wall at the entrance to the home site.

·         “A” – Log shed or storage house.

·         “B” – Main dwelling house of Dr. John de la Howe

·         C” – Domestic Residence – Probably slave to tend horses on other side of wall

·          “D” – Unknown structure – Probably the cutting house.

·          “E” – Community Kitchen, Anna Cook’s house.

·          “F” – Greeters house. Stable or granary.

·         “G” – The store.

·              “H” – Home of Pierre Boutiton who sold the first track of land to de la Howe. De la Howe’s first home which became Bacchus’ home. Originally designated as The Overseer’s house.

·         “I” – Domestic House – probably slave quarters.

·         “J” – Building of unknown function –

·         “K” – Domestic Dwelling – Slave?

·          “L” – Garden Structure – Sundial

·         “M” – Dairy/spring house. Over stream to keep contents cool or to cure indigo and tobacco.

·         “N” – Building of unknown function.

·         “O” – Domestic Dwelling with porch. Home of Sam and Matilda.

·         “P” – Domestic dwelling – Probably slaves.