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Charleston in Charleston County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Heyward-Washington House

 
 
Heyward-Washington House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2011
1. Heyward-Washington House Marker
Inscription.
[Upper Marker]:
During
His Visit
to Charleston
May 1791
the Guest of the Citizens
President
George Washington

Was Entertained in This House
————— —————
This Memorial Erected by a Daughter
of the
American Revolution
A Charter Member
Mrs Edward Willis
May 1901

[Lower Marker]:
Heyward-Washington House

Has Been Designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark


Under the Provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1955
This Site Possesses Exceptional Value
in Commemorating or Illustrating
the History of the United States

U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
1970

 
Erected 1901.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, the George Washington Slept Here, and the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 32° 46.517′ N, 79° 55.75′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Church Street north of Tradd Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map.
Photo Update - Upper Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2013
2. Photo Update - Upper Marker
Marker is at or near this postal address: 87 Church Street, Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Alexander Christie House (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Legare House (within shouting distance of this marker); 83-85 Church Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Bee's House (within shouting distance of this marker); Ann Peacock House (within shouting distance of this marker); 26 Tradd Street (within shouting distance of this marker); DuBose Heyward House (within shouting distance of this marker); 23 Tradd Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Poinsett Tavern (about 300 feet away); The William Vanderhorst House (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Charleston.
 
Also see . . .
1. Heyward-Washington House. Located in the downtown Historic District, within the area of the original walled city, this brick double house was built in 1772 by rice planter Daniel Heyward as a town-house for his son, Thomas Heyward, Jr. (Submitted on December 12, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

2. Heyward-Washington House. Heyward-Washington House is a historic house museum in Charleston, South Carolina that is owned and
Photo Update - National Historic Landmark Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, August 8, 2013
3. Photo Update - National Historic Landmark Marker
operated by the Charleston Museum. (Submitted on December 12, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

3. Heyward-Washington House. The Heyward-Washington House is a very fine three-story brick Charleston “double house” which commemorates the residence of Thomas Heyward, Jr., one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence. (Submitted on December 12, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 

4. Thomas Heyward, Jr. Thomas Heyward, Jr. (July 28, 1746 – March 6, 1809) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence and of the Articles of Confederation as a representative of South Carolina. (Submitted on December 12, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Heyward-Washington House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Brandon Fletcher, October 9, 2011
4. Heyward-Washington House Marker
Marker seen on side of house (yellow arrow)
Heyward-Washington House Museum Sign Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2011
5. Heyward-Washington House Museum Sign
Heyward-Washington House Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2011
6. Heyward-Washington House
Heyward-Washington House Photo, Click for full size
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2011
7. Heyward-Washington House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 537 times since then and 113 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on , by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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