Perry Hill Plantation - West Ashley Charleston County South Carolina SC

Perry Hill Plantation – West Ashley – Charleston County

Basic Information

  • Location – Ashley River, West Ashley, St. Andrew's Parish, Charleston County

    Original plantation lands were located west of Magnolia Plantation on Highway 61.

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – ?

  • Current status – Part of Magnolia Plantation


  • 1696 – Earliest known date of existence

    Francis Ladson received a grant for 100 acres on the Ashley River (Kennerty, p. 17).

    Later, 60 acres of marshland was added to the property.

  • 1820 – Thomas Drayton purchased the property and combined it with Magnolia Plantation (Kennerty, p. 17).


  • Number of acres – 100 in 1696; 160 in 1820

  • Primary crop – ?


  • Alphabetical list – Thomas Drayton; Francis Ladson


  • Number of slaves – ?


Web Resources

Print Resources

  • Rosina Sottile Kennerty, Plantations on the South Side of Ashley River (Charleston, SC: Nelson Printing Corporation, 1983).

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