Seaside Plantation, also known as the Edgar Fripp Plantation, is a historic plantation house located on Saint Helena Island near Beaufort, Beaufort County, South Carolina. It was built about 1795 to 1810, and is a two-story, frame dwelling in a transitional Georgian / Federal style. It features one-story hip roofed portico. Seaside was one of the plantations participating in the Port Royal Experiment and had as its labor superintendent Charles Pickard Ware (1840–1921). Charlotte Forten Grimké (1837-1914) also resided at Seaside Plantation. Along with Tombee Plantation, Seaside is one of only a few remaining antebellum plantation houses on St. Helena. Also on the property are the contributing original, brick-lined well, a clapboard shed, a large barn with clapboard siding and tin roof, and a round concrete and oyster shell silo.
|Location||10 miles east of Beaufort on U.S. Route 21, near Beaufort, South Carolina|
|Area||3 acres (1.2 ha)|
|Built||c. 1795-1810, 1862|
|Architectural style||Georgian, Federal|
|NRHP reference No.||79002375|
|Added to NRHP||July 16, 1979|
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
- "Seaside Plantation, Beaufort County (S.C. Sec. Rd. 77, St. Helena Island)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 25 February 2014.
- Cynthia D. Cole and Mary Ann Eaddy (February 1975). "Seaside Plantation" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places nomination. NRHP. Retrieved 25 February 2014.