Bluff Plantation - Pimlico Berkeley County South Carolina SC

Bluff Plantation – Pimlico – Berkeley County

Basic Information

  • Location – Western branch of the Cooper River, Pimlico, Berkeley County

    Located off US 52 on Cypress Gardens Road

  • Comments – "Katheen Elizabeth O'Brien, who is buried along side her stepparents, the Storms, on the plantation, set up a foundation to protect the property." The Post and Courier, Tuesday, April 15 1997.

  • Origin of name – The name was derived from its situation overlooking a high bluff on the Cooper River.

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – Some remnants of the plantation remain; wildlife preserve


  • 1731 – Earliest known date of existence

  • 1790 – House built

  • 1960s – House demolished


  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – Rice


  • Alphabetical list – Ball, Bull, Elliott, J. Fritz Frank, Major Isaac Child Harleston, Heyward, Hord, Moultrie family, Katherine O'Brien, Mrs. James P. Register, Mr. and Mrs. Albert Stone, Mrs. William Gresbeck Chapman Storm


  • Number of slaves – ?


  • Slave cabins

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