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Photo, Print, Drawing McLeod Plantation, 325 Country Club Drive, Charleston, Charleston County, SC

[ Data Pages from Survey HALS SC-13  ]

About this Item

Title

  • McLeod Plantation, 325 Country Club Drive, Charleston, Charleston County, SC

Names

  • Historic American Landscapes Survey, creator
  • McLeod, William
  • Charleston Country Club
  • Briggs, Loutrell
  • Morris, Morgan
  • Davis, David
  • Wilkins, William
  • Perronneau, Samuel
  • Lightwood, Elizabeth Perronneau
  • Lightwood, Edward, II
  • Parker, William McKenzie, II
  • Parker, Sarah Lightwood
  • McLeod, Wallace
  • Massachusetts Infantry, 54th Regiment
  • Massachusetts Infantry, 55th Regiment
  • Historic Charleston Foundation
  • Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission
  • U.S. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands (Freedmen's Bureau)
  • Stevens, Christopher M., transmitter
  • Freels, Rachael, historian
  • Freeman, Kirsten, historian
  • Granger, Morgan, historian
  • Olson, Meghan, historian
  • Hudgins, Carter L., faculty sponsor
  • Clemson University/College of Charleston, Graduate Program in Historic Preservation, sponsor
  • McPartland, Mary, transmitter

Created / Published

  • Documentation compiled after 2000

Headings

  • -  oak trees
  • -  allées
  • -  plantations
  • -  cotton plantations
  • -  slavery
  • -  slave quarters
  • -  agriculture
  • -  agricultural facilities
  • -  agricultural land
  • -  cotton industry
  • -  fields
  • -  outbuildings
  • -  cemeteries
  • -  gardens
  • -  formal gardens
  • -  war (Civil War)
  • -  domestic life
  • -  houses
  • -  South Carolina--Charleston County--Charleston

Latitude / Longitude

  • 32.763359,-79.97442

Notes

  • -  2016 HALS Challenge Entry: Documenting National Register Listed Landscapes
  • -  For additional documentation, see also HABS SC-665 (McLeod Plantation)
  • -  Significance: McLeod Plantation is the last surviving remnant of a sea island cotton plantation in Charleston County, South Carolina, and encompasses a remarkably intact ensemble of antebellum plantation buildings, most significant of them a group of five slave dwellings. McLeod Plantation still retains what is probably the most intact plantation core in the South Carolina Lowcountry. This historic landscape is important both for what it reveals about the operation of antebellum cotton plantation in the South Carolina Lowcountry and for the romanticized view of that period that its last owner, Mr. Willie McLeod, layered on the plantation. As he sold parcels of the plantation through the twentieth century, McLeod used the proceeds to maintain the plantation's agricultural buildings and to plant oak allees and small gardens and make additions to the plantation’s large frame dwelling that reflected a nostalgic view of the plantation South. McLeod Plantation was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.
  • -  Survey number: HALS SC-13
  • -  Building/structure dates: 1856 Initial Construction
  • -  National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 74001831

Medium

  • Data Page(s): 7

Call Number/Physical Location

  • HALS SC-13

Source Collection

  • Historic American Landscapes Survey (Library of Congress)

Repository

  • Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Control Number

  • sc1216

Rights Advisory

Online Format

  • pdf

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Chicago citation style:

Historic American Landscapes Survey, Creator, William McLeod, Charleston Country Club, Loutrell Briggs, Morgan Morris, David Davis, William Wilkins, et al. McLeod Plantation, 325 Country Club Drive, Charleston, Charleston County, SC. Charleston South Carolina Charleston County, 2000. translateds by Stevens, Christopher M.Mitter, and Mcpartland, Marymitter Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/sc1216/.

APA citation style:

Historic American Landscapes Survey, C., McLeod, W., Charleston Country Club, Briggs, L., Morris, M., Davis, D. [...] Clemson University/College Of Charleston, G. P. I. H. P. (2000) McLeod Plantation, 325 Country Club Drive, Charleston, Charleston County, SC. Charleston South Carolina Charleston County, 2000. Stevens, C. M. M. & McPartland, M., transs Documentation Compiled After. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/sc1216/.

MLA citation style:

Historic American Landscapes Survey, Creator, et al. McLeod Plantation, 325 Country Club Drive, Charleston, Charleston County, SC. trans by Stevens, Christopher M.Mitter, and Mcpartland, Marymitter Documentation Compiled After. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/sc1216/>.