Elms Plantation - North Charleston Charleston County South Carolina SC

Elms Plantation – North Charleston – Charleston County

Basic Information


  • 1682 – Earliest known date of existence

    Land granted to Ralph Izard

  • ? – Original house built

  • 1809 – House burned

  • 1810 – House rebuilt by Henry Izard

    Damaged by the earthquake of 1886, the house was allowed to fall into decay.


  • Number of acres – 4,350

  • Primary crop – Rice

  • The Izard family developed a grand garden (Trinkley and Hacker, p. 26).


  • Alphabetical list – Ralph Izard I (1682), Ralph Izard II (1688-1749), Henry Izard (1771-1826), Middleton


  • Number of slaves – ?


Web Resources

  • A Context For the Study of Lowcountry Gardens - PDF - Michael Trinkley and Debi Hacker, 2007, for the Chicora Foundation.

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