Walnut Grove Plantation - Charleston County South Carolina SC

Walnut Grove Plantation – Charleston County

Walnut Grove Plantation 2010 - Charleston County, South Carolina
— Walnut Grove Plantation © Darby Nolan —

Special thanks to Darby Nolan providing much of the information on this page.

Basic Information

  • Location – St. James Santee Parish, north of Awendaw, Charleston County

    Between US Highway 17 and the Intercoastal Waterway

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – Part of the Francis Marion National Forest

Walnut Grove Plantation House 2010 - Charleston County, South Carolina
— Walnut Grove Plantation House © Darby Nolan —


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – Major Percy was the owner

  • 1828 – David Doar purchased the plantation

  • Early 1990s – The house that is still standing was built

Walnut Grove Plantation Avenue of Oaks 2010 - Charleston County, South Carolina
— Walnut Grove Plantation Avenue of Oaks © Darby Nolan —


  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Alphabetical list – David Doar; Gourdin; Major Percy


  • Number of slaves – ?


  • A house built in the early 1900s remains but is abondonded.

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Contact Information

  • Francis Marion National Forest
    PO Box 788
    McClellanville, SC 29458

    Telephone: 843-887-3257
    Website: Click here

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