One of the products the slaves produced at Boone Hall Plantation in Charleston, South Carolina, was bricks.
The Colonial-Revival plantation house, which was built in the early 20th century to replace the original wooden home, was built using bricks from the plantation.
The plantation house is quite a contrast to the nine original slave cabins built in 1790. There were 40 slaves on the plantation and not all of them lived in the cabins. Only the slaves with important jobs or jobs with more responsibility had the luxury of living in a cabin. After slavery, the tiny cabins were occupied by sharecroppers well into the 20th century.
The cabins and many homes in Charleston were also made using the bricks from this plantation.