McLeod Plantation


McLeod Plantation

Established in 1851, this 37-acre plantation is a significant Gullah/Geechee heritage site located on James Island. The McLeod plantation house, built in 1858, is a raised two-story clapboard structure. The plantation grounds include slave cabins, a detached kitchen, a gin house, a barn, a carriage house, and gardens. The property has served many capacities over the years, including a Confederacy Hospital, a burial ground for slaves and Union soldiers, and a headquarters office for the Freedmen's Bureau. Visitors can also view the McLeod Oak, which is believed to be more than 600 years old. The property was bought by the Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission in 2010 and opened to the public in 2015. Included in the admission is a 45-minute guided tour and access to the first floor of the main house.



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McLeod Plantation Hours and Admission


Hours:
Tuesday - Sunday 9 am - 4 pm
Open Memorial Day and Labor Day

Admission:
Adults (13+) $20
Seniors (60+) $15
Child (3-12) $6
Children 2 and under Free

Included in admission are guided interpretive tours offered at 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m., and 2:30 p.m.


McLeod Plantation Address and Map


McLeod Plantation
325 Country Club Dr
Charleston SC 29412
(843) 762-9514
McLeod Plantation Website
McLeod Plantation Park Map


Current and Upcoming Events
at the McLeod Plantation


What: Evening of Remembrance
When: Sept. 25, 2022
Time: 4 pm - 7 pm
Where: McLeod Plantation and Historic Site
Admission: $75 per person

Evening of Remembrance: Leia's Story is a fundraiser in support of the Charleston County Parks Foundation’s Cultural History Fund. Leia was purchased by the McLeods in 1856. She lived her entire life at McLeod Plantation, but her story of resilience has become known worldwide. This precious little girl, who came to McLeod Plantation alone, would leave a legacy of nearly 100 descendants. You won’t forget Leia’s story! Purchase tickets online.


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