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Toomer- Purse House

c. 1796

 
 
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By Mike Stroud, September 29, 2011
1. Toomer- Purse House Marker
Inscription. Anthony Toomer, a master builder, Revolutionary Patriot, member of the South Carolina General Assembly and Officer in the Charleston Battalion of Artillery, built this two story frame house and afterwards left it to his daughter, Mrs. Daniel Remousin. A later owner, Thomas F. Purse, remodeled the house in the 1830's and added the masonry front of the house, c. 1840.
 
Erected by Preservation Society Of Charleston.
 
Location. 32° 46.36′ N, 79° 56.04′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Legare Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located between Tradd and Gibbes Streets. Marker is at or near this postal address: 17 Legare Street, Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Simmons-Edwards House (a few steps from this marker); John Fullerton House (a few steps from this marker); 8 Legare Street (within shouting distance of this marker); The Reverend Paul Trapier Gervais House (within shouting distance of this marker); Parker Drayton House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct
Toomer- Purse House image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 29, 2011
2. Toomer- Purse House
line); 32 Legare Street (about 500 feet away); Miles Brewton House (about 500 feet away); John McKee House (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Charleston.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Toomer- Purse House image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 29, 2011
3. Toomer- Purse House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 382 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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