W.G. Simms Bust, White Point Gardens, Charleston. South Caroliniana Library. Simms, William Gilmore April 17, 1806–June 11, 1870 ArticleImagesDocumentsExternal Links ImagesWilliam Gilmore Simms sketchWilliam Gilmore SimmsWilliam Gilmore Simms bust, White Point GardensView of Woodlands, home of William Gilmore Simms.Image shows the “original study of W.G. Simms” which he expanded and converted to a living space “after destruction of original mansion by Sherman.” Close view of Woodlands, home of William Gilmore SimmsImage shows large trees around house with brick walls on ground floor, shingle-siding on upper level, and rocking chairs on porch.