Slaves on The Grove Plantation, Edisto River, Charleston, SC

Slaves on The Grove Plantation, Edisto River, Charleston, SC

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This page honors 136 enslaved ancestors at Grove Plantation on the Edisto River, Charleston County, SC, who are named in the 1857 estate inventory of George W. Morris. Of those listed, 124 were sold in Charleston on 12 Jan 1858. Please see below for an account of the sale. Anyone may contribute to this page.

History of Grove Plantation

  • Charleston County, South Carolina

The Grove Plantation on the Pon Pon (Edisto) River in Charleston County, SC was built ca. 1828 by George Washington Morris. After Morris’ death ca. 1857, the plantation was purchased by John Berkeley Grimball.

You may view the National Register Nomination for Grove Plantation on the website of the South Carolina Department of Archives and History, to learn more of the history of Grove Plantation.


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