Lawson's Pond Plantation - Cross Berkeley County South Carolina SC

Lawson's Pond Plantation – Cross – Berkeley County

Lawson's Pond Plantation - Berkeley County, South Carolina
— Lawson's Pond Plantation © Brandon Coffey

Basic Information

  • Location – Cross, Berkeley County

    Located off SC 6 about five miles north of Cross

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – Privately owned


  • 1818 – Earliest known date of existence

  • 1823 – House built


  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – Cotton


  • Chronological list – Charles Cordes Porcher (1818), Philip Porcher, Couturier (current)


  • Number of slaves – 110


  • Elizabeth Simons, who grew up across the road at Loch Dhu Plantation and is a first cousin of the Couturier family says, "the carving at Lawson's Pond is the MOST beautiful and detailed carving I have ever seen."

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