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

Col. Othneil Beale's House

99 - 101 East Bay

 

—C. 1723 - 1740 —

 
Col. Othneil Beale's House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
1. Col. Othneil Beale's House Marker
Inscription. Othneil Beale, sea Captain from New England, Colonel of Provincial Troops, Engineer, Successful merchant, built this house about 1740, with ground floors for mercantile use, and living rooms above Finely Cypress Paneled. The previous owners, Justice and Mrs. Lionel K. Legge, who purchased it in 1931 were the Pioneers in Restoring this block of East Bay, then a slum, after a lapse of six years, others inspired by their example, carried the restoration forward, and house by house this degraded area has been transformed into a row of charming, colorful residences.
 
Erected by The Preservation Society of Charleston.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the South Carolina, Preservation Society of Charleston marker series.
 
Location. 32° 46.541′ N, 79° 55.647′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on East Bay. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 East Bay Street, Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 83-107 East Bay Street   Rainbow Row (within shouting distance of this marker); 90 East Bay Street Ancrum Wharf Building (within shouting distance of this marker);
Col. Othneil Beale's House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, May 16, 2009
2. Col. Othneil Beale's House Marker
William Mills Tenement (within shouting distance of this marker); 8-10 Tradd Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Walker, Evans & Cogswell Company (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); As Old as Charleston (about 400 feet away); The Tavern (about 400 feet away); Poinsett Tavern (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
 
Categories. Colonial EraLandmarksNotable Buildings
 
Col. Othneil Beale's House , 99 -101 East Bay Street, Charleston image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, October 6, 2011
3. Col. Othneil Beale's House , 99 -101 East Bay Street, Charleston
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 4, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 868 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 4, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   3. submitted on October 24, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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