Walworth Plantation Eutawville Orangeburg County
- Location Eutawville, Orangeburg County
5 miles east of Eutawville
- Origin of name Named for a section of London, England (5)
- Other names ?
- Current status House privately owned; Westvaco owns majority of property and it is used as a hunting preserve (6).
- 1811 Samuel Porcher was owner.
- 1837 House built
- ? The house was used as a hospital during the Civil War (exact dates unknown).
- 1920 William and Elinor Cordes Gaillard owned Walworth.
- 1930 Stuart Gregg owned Walworth.
- 1940 J. Peter Grace owned Walworth and used the plantation as a winter home for his racehorses (7).
- ? Mr. and Mrs. John Nash acquired the plantation.
- 1989 Anthony Marruchella and Glenn Gallant purchased Walworth from Mr. and Mrs. John Nash and proceeded to completely restore and renovate the house (6).
- 2011 Glenn Gallant owned Walworth (6).
- Number of acres In 2011, 250 acres were privately owned. 10,000 acres were owned by Westvaco (6).
- Primary crop Historically cotton (6); Cattle in modern times (7)
- Alphabetical list Gadsden (?); William and Elinor Cordes Gaillard (1920); Anthony Marruchella and Glenn Gallant (1989-?); Glenn Gallant (2011); J. Peter Grace (1940); Stuart Gregg (1930); Mr. and Mrs. John Nash (?-1989); Samuel Porcher (1811); Thomas William Porcher
- Number of slaves 200-250 (6)
- The house was completely restored and renovated in the early 1990s (6).
References & Resources
- 30-15 Plantation File, held by the South Carolina Historical Society
- Claude Henry Neuffer, editor, Names in South Carolina, Volume I through 30 (Columbia, SC: The State Printing Company)
Order Names in South Carolina, Volumes I-XII, 1954-1965
Order Names in South Carolina, Index XIII-XVIII
- J. Russell Cross, Historic Ramblin's through Berkeley (Columbia, SC: R.L. Bryan Company, 1985)
Order Historic Ramblin's through Berkeley
- Caption on map of plantations along the Santee River in Upper St. John's Parish, SC 1865
- Information contributed by Eugene C. Walworth
- Information contributed by Tony Marruchella
- Information contributed by C. Michael Davis