Village Plantation - Colleton County South Carolina SC

Village Plantation – Edisto River – Colleton County

Basic Information

  • Location – Edisto River, St. Bartholomew's Parish, ACE Basin, Colleton County

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – Pon Pon

  • Current status – Privately owned


  • ? – Earliest known date of existence

  • 1848 – Purchased by George A. Mathewes

  • 1864 – Sold to Theodore D. Wagner

  • 1886 – Bought from E. F. Hartman by Julia V. Bischoff and conveyed to Herman Bischoff

  • 1893 – The plantation was almost wiped out of existence by the Hurricane of 1893.

  • 1918 – The Bischoff family sold the plantation to Pon Pon Realty Company.

  • 1929 – Pon Pon Realty Company sold to Donald Dodge. This purchase included three plantations (Village Plantation, Ashe Plantation and Bluff Plantation). He named his property Pon Pon.

  • Circa 1997 – The Dodge family sold the combined three plantations to George Dean Johnson.


  • Number of acres – 517 in 1848

  • Primary crop – Rice


  • Alphabetical list – Herman Bischoff, Donald Dodge (1929-?), Dodge Family (?-circa 1997), George Dean Johnson (circa 1997-?), Ann Barnett Elliott, E. F. Hartman, George A. Mathewes, Robert Press Smith, Theodore D. Wagner.


  • Number of slaves – ?


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