Near Lancaster in Lancaster County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
This late Federal-style house blending elements of the Greek-revival style with Victorian-era modifications was built by local dentist Joseph Lee between 1826 and 1834. Thought to be the oldest residence in the town of Lancaster, Kilburnie was owned by the Crawford family for a number of years and was entered in the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.
Erected 1984 by Lancaster County Historical Commission. (Marker Number 29-16.)
Location. 34° 45.378′ N, 80° 46.062′ W. Marker is near Lancaster, South Carolina, in Lancaster County. Marker is on Craig Farm Road 0.1 miles north of Montgomery Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster SC 29720, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Craig House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Barr's Tavern Site (approx. 1.2 miles away); Clinton Memorial Cemetery / Isom C. Clinton (approx. 2.2 miles away); Lancaster Normal and Industrial Institute (approx. 2.2 miles away); The Courthouse Lancaster County / John Simpson Lancaster County Confederate Monument (approx. 2½ miles away); Thomas H Davis (approx. 2½ miles away); Lancaster County Law Enforcement Officers Memorial (approx. 2½ miles away); Franklin Academy / Oldest Continuous Public School Site in Lancaster County (approx. 2.6 miles away); The Springs Block (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lancaster.
Regarding Kilburnie. House and marker were originally in Lancaster city limits until the house was bought some years ago and moved to its present location. The marker was moved to the current site later. Kilburnie is currently an inn.
Also see . . .
1. Kilburnie Inn website. Contains history of Kilburnie. (Submitted on October 29, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
2. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Contains history and photos of Kilburnie before restoration. (Submitted on October 29, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 29, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 760 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 29, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. 2, 3. submitted on May 31, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 4, 5. submitted on October 29, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.