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The Samuel Wainwright House

CA 1760

 
 
The Samuel Wainwright House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 29, 2011
1. The Samuel Wainwright House Marker
Inscription. This advertisement appeared in the S.C. Gazette on 6th Jan., 1784, following Mr. Wainwright's death

"On WEDNESDAY the 28th of JANUARY inžt. WILL BE SOLD by Order of the Hon. Cornelius Dupont, Ežq. that capital and well known HOUSE, No. 77, the Corner of Tradd and King Streets. -- The Houže contains eight rooms, with a large piazza and pantry; the back buildings are, a two-žtory-kitchen-and-wažh-houže, a žtable žufficient for twelve horžes, coach-houže,chair houže, and wood-houže, all of brick; žmoke-houže, poultry and pigeon-houže. The Lot containž 63 1/2 Feet front on Tradd-žtreet, and 101 1/2 on King-žtreet. The houže if built of the bežt materialž, and there if no want of witnežžež in thiž City to prove the faithful manner in which the fame waž put together, being formerly the property of Mr. Samuel Wainwright, who built it for hiž own uže.
VILLEPONTOUX and Co."
Now a private residence.
 
Location. 32° 46.472′ N, 79° 55.947′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is at the intersection of King Street and Tradd Street, on the left when traveling south on King Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
The Samuel Wainwright House and Marker at King and Tradd Streets image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 29, 2011
2. The Samuel Wainwright House and Marker at King and Tradd Streets
distance of this marker. Dewar-Lee-Pringle House (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel John Stuart House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 54 King Street (about 300 feet away); 72-74 Tradd Street (about 300 feet away); Edgar Wells House (about 300 feet away); Judge Robert Pringle House (about 400 feet away); The Landscape of the Enslaved (about 500 feet away); The First Presbyterian Church of Charleston (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Charleston.
 
The Samuel Wainwright House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 6, 2011
3. The Samuel Wainwright House and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 348 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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