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

Only Colonial Banking House in America

 
 
Only Colonial Banking House in America Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, April 2, 2017
1. Only Colonial Banking House in America Marker
Inscription.  
Built in 1735 with
materials brought from
England.

 
Erected by Georgetown Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1735.
 
Location. 33° 22′ N, 79° 16.85′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, South Carolina, in Georgetown County. Marker is at the intersection of Prince Street and Screven Street when traveling north on Prince Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 632 Prince Street, Georgetown SC 29440, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Elisha Screven / William Screven (within shouting distance of this marker); Georgetown County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Screven Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); William Doyle Morgan House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Georgetown (about 600 feet away);
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South Carolina Champion Oak (about 600 feet away); Sinking Of The USS Harvest Moon (about 600 feet away); Town Clock / Kaminski Building (about 600 feet away); Marquis de Lafayette (about 600 feet away); Prince George’s Parish Church, Winyah (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
 
More about this marker. The building also served as the masonic lodge and an inn. It was from the front porch that Confederate General Wade Hampton addressed the people of Georgetown during his campaign for governor.
 
Only Colonial Banking House in America Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, April 2, 2017
2. Only Colonial Banking House in America Marker
Winyah Lodge Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, April 2, 2017
3. Winyah Lodge Cornerstone
Prince George Winyah Lodge Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, April 2, 2017
4. Prince George Winyah Lodge Cornerstone
Colonial Banking House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, April 2, 2017
5. Colonial Banking House
Colonial Banking House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, April 2, 2017
6. Colonial Banking House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 9, 2017. It was originally submitted on April 9, 2017, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 357 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 9, 2017, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.

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