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Lake City in Florence County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

W.T. Askins House

 
 
W.T. Askins House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jane Ruschky, May 29, 2017
1. W.T. Askins House Marker
Inscription. This Folk Victorian house, with pierced brackets and fretwork on its two-tiered porch, was built ca. 1895 for William Thomas Askins (1859-1932). Askins, a merchant and farmer, built and operated five stores here beginning in the 1890s, including the general store W.T. Askins and Sons. He and three sons also owned several tobacco and truck farms on the outskirts of Lake City. This house was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.
 
Erected 2013 by Florence County. (Marker Number 21-33.)
 
Location. 33° 52.195′ N, 79° 45.343′ W. Marker is in Lake City, South Carolina, in Florence County. Marker is at the intersection of South Alcine Street and West Thomas Street, on the right when traveling south on South Alcine Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lake City SC 29560, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lake City (approx. 0.2 miles away); H.H. Singletary Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Church Street/Main Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); Palmetto State Bank Robbery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Whitehead Infirmary
W.T. Askins House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jane Ruschky, May 29, 2017
2. W.T. Askins House Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Greater St. James A.M.E. Church (approx. 0.6 miles away); Browntown (approx. 8.2 miles away); Cooper's Academy / Bethesda Methodist Church (approx. 8.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lake City.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 30, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 30, 2017, by Jane Ruschky of Columbia, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 71 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 30, 2017, by Jane Ruschky of Columbia, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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