Cedar Grove is a historic plantation house located near Edgefield, SC. It was built in 1790 and is a large two story, federal style house with a white clapboard exterior and high gable roof. It features a double-tiered portico with delicate Adamesque detail. This home has many unusual architectural features including a barrel-vaulted hallway, elaborately carved mantlepieces, and the right front parlor retains an early hand-painted French wallpaper. The property features a landscape of tall cedars, as well as old English boxwoods and traces of an original rose garden like at John Blocker's father's home, the Blocker House. the gardens at Cedar Grove were reputedly laid out by Andre Michaux, the renowned botanist who had designed the gardens at Middleton Place in Charleston, SC https:// /1365_us_25_edgefield_sc.