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5:17 am on Saturday February 26, 2011

McLeod Plantation may finally find a home in Charleston County parks (update: sold!)

Image by Library of CongressUpdate February 26: As promised, The Post and Courier has published a fuller report about the deal and what's next. Red that here. Update February 25: The Post and Courier reports this afternoon that the Historic...
12:16 pm on Wednesday August 11, 2010

James Island backs out of McLeod Plantation purchase (update: Town Council votes against purchase again)

Image by Library of Congress Update August 11: James Island Town Council voted for again yesterday to abandon the efforts to acquire historic McLeod Plantation through eminent domain. Discussion and voting on the issue wasn't posted on the public...
12:53 pm on Wednesday April 28, 2010

McLeod Plantation is back on the market (update: James Island is looking to buy)

Image by Library of Congress Update April 28: The town of James Island is attempting to acquire McLeod Plantation through despite the fact that the plantation is located within the city of Charleston. The Post and Courier has a brief bit on the...
5:20 am on Sunday February 21, 2010

College of Charleston withdraws bid to buy McLeod Plantation (update: president explains)

An opposition video by the Friends of McLeod Plantation. Update February 21: College of Charleston president, Dr. P. George Benson, has penned an editorial in The Post and Courier further explaining the school's decision not to buy the land. Most...
2:50 am on Monday November 2, 2009

CofC deal to buy historic McLeod Plantation faces a fresh round of criticism

Image by Library of CongressImage by 20090926-plantation.jpg The $4 million deal for the College of Charleston to buy the historic McLeod Plantation is taking criticism for perhaps not being the best use of the college's money. Go to The Post and...
7:17 am on Saturday September 26, 2009

College of Charleston buying historic McLeod Plantation on James Island (updated)

Image by Library of Congress The McCleod Plantation contains a number of slave cabins. First reporting: the American College of the Building Arts sold the historic McLeod Plantation back to the Historic Charleston Foundation, the College of...
1:24 pm on Saturday January 10, 2009

Building Arts college sells McLeod Plantation to bolster finances

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