Plantation's footprint extended from confluence of Wappoo Creek and Ashley River westward down Wappoo Creek to about Fleming Road ... 1990 William Ellis Mc Leod, known affectionately to his neighbors as "Mr. He left one-third of his plantation to the Historic Charleston Foundation.
His will stipulated that the home should remain a "single family residence" and that the foundation should "preserve the Oak Avenues, and ...
In April, the plantation was opened for public tours. -1990); Historic Charleston Foundation (1990-2004); American College of Building Arts (2004-2008); Historic Charleston Foundation (2008-2011); Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission (2011-present, 2015) Current status Plantation house and 5 slave cabins still exist and are in relatively good condition.
Strong public opposition to this plan halted the deal.
2011 With widespread community support, the plantation was purchased by Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission for $3.3 million.
He erected the first house and outbuildings on the property; it is unknown what became of the house.
1785 "Map of the Plan of the siege of Charleston indicates that a main house existed in the area of the present-day Mc Leod, and that the house was approached from the north by a tree-lined path from Wappoo Creek" (8). Plantation purchased by Lightwood's son-in-law, William Mc Kenzie Parker II (also a slave trader).
Parker added an additional 779 acres of marsh to the property, increasing the total acreage to 914.5.
(Lightwood's daughter was named Sarah.) 1851 Parker sold plantation to Edisto Island cotton planter William Wallace Mc Leod, who addressed the soil problems. then north back to confluence of Ashley River and Wappoo Creek.
Willie's will in PDF.) The foundation instead bought out the other shareholders and sold the property to the American College of Building Arts.
The college, which was not financially stable despite receiving a large loan from the City of Charleston, eventually sold the plantation back to the Historic Charleston Foundation (a stipulation of the original sale).
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1753 Perronneau's will commands his executors to buy "such a number of slaves as to enable them to settle, plant, and occupy my plantation and lands on James Island." Plantation still consisted of 617 acres.