General Information - Location – on the inland side of Fish Haul Creek, between Coggins Point and Fish Haul Plantations.
William Pope, Sr.
Squire William Pope, 1823, by inheritance
Added to Squire Pope’s Coggins Point Plantation and lost its separate identity.
Land - 150-200 acres
Peeples, An Index to Hilton Head Island Names
This map shows Springfield as a small holding across the folly on the north side of Coggins Point with Cherry Hill to the west, the Sound to the east and either other small unidentified farms or Fish Haul to the north.
- Peeples, Robert, Tales of Ante Bellum Hilton Head Island Families, centerfold
“My tract of land on Hilton Head known by the name of Springfield that I purchased of John Keen, Esquire, I give, grant and devise to my son William”, wrote William Pope, Sr. in his 1823 will. Springfield was a small 150-200 acre plantation lying on the inland side of Fish Haul Creek, between Coggins Point, Springfield was added to it and in effect lost its identity as a separate plantation although its area is still known.
- Peeples, An Index to Hilton Head Island, p. 38