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Also known simply as the Cotton Press, the Latta Cotton Press is a historic site in Latta, South Carolina. It was built around the late eighteenth century, most say in 1798.

Being a cotton press, the Latta Cotton Press was built to bale ginned cotton. It was made out of doweled and pegged oak, which could be the reason why it is still of existence today. Its technology involved a screw that needs to be turned to form the bale. They used mules or oxen to rotate it.

Built to have been built for or by Stephen Berry or ?Buck Swamp? John Bethea, the Latta Cotton Press serves as an excellent example of handmade craftsmanship. It is also the only cotton press from its time in South Carolina today.
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