Tranquil Hill Plantation - Ashley River Dorchester County South Carolina SC

Tranquil Hill Plantation – Ashley River – Dorchester County

Basic Information

  • Location – East bank of Ashley River, Dorchester County

  • Origin of name – ?

  • Other names – White Hall

  • Current status – No longer exists; area being developed (3, 2013).


  • 1683 – Earliest known date of existence

  • ? – House built


  • Number of acres – 526

  • Primary crop – ?

  • Tranquil Hill also had a grand garden described as a, "beautiful southern courtyard, with its graveled walks, enclosed with living box, and containing flowers of every hue and tropical fragrance . . . beds of flowers, embowered walks, cool retreats and alcove seats" (1, p. 26).


  • Alphabetical list – James L. Gantt, Malachi Glaze (1733), Colonel Charlesworth Glover (1683-1696), Dr. Hay (1773), Howe, Daniel Huger, Richard Waring (1773)


  • Number of slaves – ?


References & Resources

  1. A Context For the Study of Lowcountry Gardens - PDF - Michael Trinkley and Debi Hacker, 2007, for the Chicora Foundation.

  2. 30-15 Plantation File, held by the South Carolina Historical Society

  3. Information contributed by Joseph McCranie

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