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

Dr. Thomas Dale House

73 Church Street

 
 
73 Church Street Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2011
1. 73 Church Street Marker
Inscription.
[Top Marker]:
Dr. Thomas Dale
House
73 Church Street
Has Been Placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
c. 1716-33

[Middle Marker]:
In 1733 Col. Miles Brewton
presented this house to
his daughter, Mrs. Thomas
Dale. The Council of the
Province held its meetings
here.

[Bottom Marker]:
Carolopolis Award (1974)
Preservation Society of Charleston

 
Location. 32° 46.467′ N, 79° 55.733′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Church Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 73 Church Street, Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert Brewton House (here, next to this marker); 73 Church Street (here, next to this marker); Capers Motte House (a few steps from this marker); DuBose Heyward House (a few steps from this marker); John McCall House (within shouting distance of this marker);
73 Church Street Top Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2011
2. 73 Church Street Top Marker
Thomas Rose's House (within shouting distance of this marker); First Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); 83-85 Church Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 26 Tradd Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 23 Tradd Street (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
 
Additional comments.
1. Thomas Dale House, 73 Church Street
Examplary of eighteenth-century construction techniques used within the walled city, this building formerly had a third story. now removed. Although altered early in this century, its small scale and rear work yard suggest an original floor plan consisting of two rooms topped by either one or two stories. Most notable is the presence of an early central chimney, a construction feature replaced by party wall chimneys in late-eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Charleston single houses. Dr. Thomas Dale was a physician particularly noted for his literary achievements in early colonial Charleston. Upon his marriage to Mary Brewton this house was given
73 Church Street Middle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2011
3. 73 Church Street Middle Marker
as a gift by her father, Miles Brewton I.
    — Submitted October 6, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.

 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
73 Church Street Bottom Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2011
4. 73 Church Street Bottom Marker
73 Church Street<br>Markers to the Left of the Door image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 20, 2011
5. 73 Church Street
Markers to the Left of the Door
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 6, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 305 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 6, 2011, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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