Magnolia Plantation Mound

800px-MagnoliaPlantationHouse_500pxPre-Civil War, the banks of the Ashley River were the site of many fine plantations. A number are open to the general public today, including the magnificent Magnolia Plantation, located ten miles north of Charleston. The plantation includes a former 125 acre rice field waterfowl refuge, a petting zoo, biblical garden, enclosed Barbados tropical garden, a row of anti-bellum slave cabins, topiary garden, large Indian Burial mound, plantation worker’s grave yard, replica rice barge and tours of the plantation house with its excellent displays of family antiques.

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