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William C. McElheran House

 
 
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By Michael Sean Nix, June 13, 2010
1. William C. McElheran House Marker
Inscription. Built c. 1847 by William C. McElheran, this Charleston "single house" became after 1860, part of the C.D. Franke Carriage Factory Complex. The factory, which made cannon carriages for the Confederate Army, remained at this location into the 1890's. The building, which had fallen into ruin, was purchased in 1974 and completely restored as a residence.
 
Location. 32° 47.028′ N, 79° 55.86′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Wentworth Street 0.1 miles west of Anson Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. St. Peter's Catholic Church (a few steps from this marker); Dr. Joseph Johnson House   (within shouting distance of this marker); William Rhett House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Col. William Rhett House (about 300 feet away); Trinity Methodist Church Original Site / William Hammett (about 400 feet away); St. Stephen's Episcopal Church (about 400 feet away); 14 George Street (about 800 feet away); Washington Light Infantry 1907 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable BuildingsWar, US Civil
 
William C. McElheran House image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, June 13, 2010
2. William C. McElheran House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 13, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 747 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 13, 2010, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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