White House Plantation - Berkeley County South Carolina SC

White House Plantation – Cooper River – Berkeley County

Basic Information

  • Location – Cooper River, St. James Goose Creek Parish, Berkeley County

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – Tranquil House

  • Current status – ?


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • Prior to 1808 – William Johnson acquired White House Plantation (1).

  • ? – House built

    There was a house on the plantation when William Johnson's family resided there (2, p. 75).

  • Late 1800s – White House Plantation became part of Red Bank Plantation owned by John Frederick Poppenheim (2, p. 74).


  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Number of slaves – ?

References & Resources

  1. Information contributed by Joy Skipper Cornwell from Fergus(s)on DNA Project

  2. John Beaufain Irving, A Day on Cooper River (1842) (Whitefish, MT: Kessinger Publishing, LLC, 2010)

  3. Maxwell Clayton Orvin, Historic Berkeley County, South Carolina: 1671-1900 (Self published, 1973)
     Order Historic Berkeley County, South Carolina: 1671-1900

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