Belvidere Plantation - Johns Island Charleston County South Carolina SC - Belvedere John's Iland

Belvidere Plantation – Johns Island – Charleston County

Basic Information

  • Location – Stono River, Johns Island, St. John's Colleton Parish, Charleston County

    Located off Chisolm Road in the vicinity of Gift Boulevard and Belvedere Road

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – Gift, Laurel Point, Mount Pleasant, Waterside

  • Current status – ?


  • 1708 – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – House built

  • Prior to 1770 – John Gordon acquired Belvidere Plantation (2).

  • 1780 – John Gordon passed away (2).

  • 1920s – The house burned down.


  • Number of acres – ?

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Alphabetical list – Gordon; Hart; LaRoche; Rivers; Waight


  • Number of slaves – ?

References & Resources

  1. Layton Wayne Jordan and Elizabeth H. Stringfellow, A Place Called St. John's (Spartanburg, SC: Reprint Company, 1998)

  2. Information contributed by Charlotte Hutson Wrenn, a descendant of the plantation's early owner, John Gordon.

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