Gallant Hill Plantation - North Charleston Charleston County South Carolina SC

Gallant Hill Plantation – North Charleston – Charleston County

Basic Information


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – House built

  • 1781 – A plat was made this year by a Joseph or John Purcell (1).

  • ? – Dr. John Frederick Poppenheim acquired the plantation. The Poppenheim family referred to the plantation as Wee John which was the nick-name of Dr. Poppenheim's father (2, p. 184).

  • 1868 – John Lewis Poppenheim purchased the 1,070 acre plantation from his father John Frederick Poppenheim and wife Aphra Ann Poppenheim. Click here to see the title (1).

  • ? – John Strohecker purchased Gallant Hill Plantation. It was known as Strohecker Plantation under his ownership (2, p. 184).


  • Number of acres – 1,070 in 1868; 4,004 under Strohecker ownership (1) (2, p. 184)

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Number of slaves – ?

References & Resources

  1. Information contributed by John Strobel.

  2. Michael J. Heitzler, Goose Creek: A Definitive History - Volume One: Planters, Politicians and Patriots (Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2005)

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