McLeod Plantation Family Home

McLeod Plantation

McLeod Plantation dates to 1851 when enslaved men and women constructed a house and started cultivating sea island cotton. The 37 acres that remain of the original property is owned and preserved by Charleston County, telling stories of some of the people that lived there over a nearly 150 year span.

McLeod Plantation Family Home
McLeod Plantation – Family Home – click on photo for larger view

The photo below is the original front of the house, with a wide veranda and room for rocking chairs. The fancy columns and tree lined entrance seen above were added in 1926 so that the house would present an opulent face to Country Club Drive, where the “in” Charlestonians were heading to play golf.

McLeod Plantation Family Home
McLeod Plantation Family Home – click on photo for larger view

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