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Jacob Motte House

circa 1731

 
 
Jacob Motte House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 27, 2010
1. Jacob Motte House Marker
Inscription. Standing on land bought from Robert Tradd, which was part of lot 60 of "Grand Modell" of 1672. Early Georgian house built by Jacob Motte, prominent Huguenot and one time royal treasurer of province. Original paneling from second floor living room is in city arts museum of St. Louis. Remainder of house has original paneling.
 
Erected 2003 by The Preservation Society of Charleston.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the South Carolina, Preservation Society of Charleston marker series.
 
Location. 32° 46.483′ N, 79° 55.818′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is at the intersection of Tradd Street and Meeting Street, on the right when traveling east on Tradd Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 61 Tradd Street, Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. William Cleland's House (a few steps from this marker); 58 Tradd Street (a few steps from this marker); The George Ducat House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Colonel Alexander Hext Tenements (within shouting distance of
Jacob Motte House image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 27, 2010
2. Jacob Motte House
this marker); The William Vanderhorst House (within shouting distance of this marker); William Harvey House (within shouting distance of this marker); Branford-Horry House (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Presbyterian Church of Charleston (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Charleston.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Buildings
 
Jacob Motte House image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, December 27, 2010
3. Jacob Motte House
Jacob Motte House Marker including: image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
4. Jacob Motte House Marker including:
Medallion:
Award 1968
Carolopolis
Condita A.D.
1670
Preservation Society of Charleston
The Carolopolis Award is a plaque placed on buildings that have been preserved, restored, rehabilitated or are outstanding examples of new construction. The award is presented to those individuals, businesses or organizations that currently own the property. The Carolopolis Award is a slightly modified reproduction of the seal of the City of Charleston. The word Carolopolis comes from the original name of the city
Jacob Motte House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud
5. Jacob Motte House and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 735 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.   4, 5. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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