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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Gary C. Daniels is an award-winning, Emmy-nominated television, video and multimedia writer and producer. He has a M.A. degree in Communications from Georgia State University in Atlanta, a B.F.A. degree in TV Production from the Savannah College of Art and Design and an A.A. degree in Art from the College of Coastal Georgia. He has appeared on the Travel Channel, Discovery Channel, Science Channel and History Channel. His History Channel appearance became the highest-rated episode in the network's history. He has a passion for Native American history and art. He is the founder and publisher of