Living within the manicured grounds of a historic Rice plantation in Charlestons famed Ashley River Plantation District offers a lifestyle the few get to experience. The house is a large, two-story, frame, Gothic Revival residence. During this period the relationship between the cultures shifted from one of conflict, to one of cultural and economic exchange. Civil War, Union soldiers burned most of the house, leaving only the south wing and gutted walls of the north wing and main house. The interior has four rooms without a central hallway.
Manning, Governor of South Carolina from 1852 to 1854, and his wife, Susan Frances Hampton Manning. The fireplaces with original Greek-motif mantels are in the corners of the room. Rosettes, panels, and flutings adorn the frieze of the portico, and the pediment contains a circular window with four keystones. The plantation house was constructed by Thomas Broughton, Englishman, planter, and later Royal Governor of South Carolina, possibly as early as 1714, but certainly by 1725. In 1757, the plantation came into the possession of Daniel Horry through marriage, and shortly thereafter he more than doubled the size of the original house. James Robert Verdier, who achieved prominence when he discovered a treatment for yellow fever. His descendants have owned it since.
Another visitor to Magnolia in this period was John James Audubon, for whom Magnolia's Audubon Swamp Garden is named. Elbridge Chadwick acquired the plantation and restored the house. Also on the property are Slave Cabins six clapboard slave cabins, a detached kitchen, a dairy building, a pre-war gin house for long-staple cotton, a barn, and a carriage house. Around 1900 to 1910 a balancing wing was added to the right side of the structure. Today, visitors can tour one of the finest plantation homes of the South, walk the elegant grounds, admire its beautiful rose gardens and explore other original plantation buildings. If only the walls could talk, the stories we might hear! Richard Dominick established the Wedge Entomological Research Foundation for the publication of the Moths of North America North of Mexico.
When Charles and Elemore decided to live elsewhere, Frederick and Harriot Rutledge lived at Hampton Plantation, and work on the Harrietta Plantation House stopped. The interior mantels, particularly those in the dining room and the drawing room, are fine Adam designs. In the days following the election of President Abraham Lincoln, South Carolina Gov. The second house was built in 1820 of rammed earth by William Wallace Anderson, M. Mansfield Plantation is a well-preserved antebellum rice plantation, established in 1718 on the banks of the Black River in historic Georgetown.
In addition, sites with slave quarters are highlighted for their historical importance. The mansion, built in the mid-18th century, is a fine example of Georgian architecture. John Kirk and his wife Caroline ca. Magnolia became known for its gardens after the Reverend John Grimke-Drayton inherited the property in the 1840s and developed them. Mulberry Plantation is the third oldest plantation house in South Carolina and one of the oldest brick dwellings to survive in the Carolinas and Georgia.
It remained in the Lucas family for the next hundred years and was a working rice plantation up to about 1914. In 1848 he published Orta Undis, and other Poems, and he contributed both poetry and prose to periodicals. Baruch Foundation for a nature and research preserve. At his death in 1713, the plantation passed on to his daughter. Rose Hill was not completed before the Civil War and remained unfinished until ca. He probably changed the name to Oakland. Stateburg was originally called Stateborough, and when the town was laid out, Borough House was the only residence in it, hence the name.
Plantation Name Location County National Historic Landmark National Register of Historic Places Allison Plantation York yes Annandale Georgetown yes Arcadia Plantation Georgetown yes Abbeville Abbeville yes Ashley Hall Plantation Charleston yes Beneventum Plantation House Georgetown yes Black River Georgetown yes Bleak Hall Edisto Island yes Boochawe Goose Creek Berkeley Boone Hall Mount Pleasant Charleston yes Stateburg Sumter yes Edisto Island Charleston yes Brooklands Plantation Edisto Island yes Aiken yes Cedar Grove Plantation Chapel Pawleys Island yes Charlton Hall Plantation House Hickory Tavern yes Chicora Wood Plantation Georgetown yes Coffin Point Plantation Frogmore yes Crawford's Plantation House Edisto Island yes Crowfield Hall Goose Creek Dantzler Plantation Holly Hill yes Darby Plantation Edgefield yes Davis Plantation Monticello yes Charleston Charleston yes Duncannon Barnwell Barnwell Fairfield Plantation McClellanville yes Farmfield Plantation House Charleston yes Fonti Flora Plantation Monticello yes Clemson Pickens yes Friendfield Plantation Georgetown yes Frogmore Plantation Complex Frogmore yes Goodwill Plantation Eastover yes Allendale Allendale yes Grove Plantation Adams Run yes North Augusta Aiken yes McClellanville Charleston yes McClellanville Charleston yes Georgetown Georgetown yes Georgetown Georgetown yes Keithfield Plantation Georgetown yes Kensington Plantation House Eastover yes Landsford Plantation House Landsford Township yes Laurel Bay Plantation Beaufort yes Lawson's Pond Plantation Cross yes Aiken Aiken yes Lewisfield Plantation Moncks Corner yes Long Point Plantation Mt. John Drayton consolidated the various Drayton properties, and his descendants have controlled them since. The Legare house is a small, one-story clapboard structure, the oldest portion of which was probably built ca. We Appreciate Corrections, No Matter How Small. On 60 acres, there are three outbuildings: a one-story ca.
All the landmarks you expect to see in a photo essay like this are here. A handful of these plantations, however, are still functional today producing fruits and vegetables instead of the cotton or tobacco that helped shape their purpose hundreds of years ago. President Jefferson Davis and several of his cabinet officers spent the night of April 26, 1865 at the plantation. In this stunning memento and coffee-table book, thirty-four of the state's most famous homes are covered in loving detail and full-color photos - including each home's exteriors and grounds, gardens and interiors, profiles of their famous families, and more. Upon her death in 1964, it was transferred to the Belle W.