Because Charleston is full of famous historic sites, we wanted to let you know about a new option that is now available. McLeod Plantation Historic Site opened to the public in April after several long awaited years of research and restoration. This 36 acre plantation is located on James Island and overlooks Wappoo Creek.
When it was established in 1851, it served as a sea island cotton plantation. At this heritage site, visitors can trace the emergence of Gullah Culture in the Lowcountry, tour the McLeod family home and slave cabins, learn about the dynamics of plantation life before and after slavery, and view the 600 year old McLeod Oak.
Its hours of operation are currently Tuesday through Sunday (9 AM to 4 PM), and it is closed on Mondays.