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

Edgar Wells House

circa 1730

 
 
Edgar Wells House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
1. Edgar Wells House Marker
Inscription.
In the 1780s, it was owned
and occupied by
Dr. George Hahnbaum,
physician to the German
fusiliers and later a
founder of the Medical
Society of South Carolina.
The trajectory of a cannon
ball can be traced through the
timbers of the house.

 
Erected 1998 by The Preservation Society of Charleston.
 
Location. 32° 46.416′ N, 79° 55.94′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on King Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 52 King Street, Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 54 King Street (a few steps from this marker); John McKee House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Samuel Wainwright House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dewar-Lee-Pringle House (about 400 feet away); The Landscape of the Enslaved (about 400 feet away); Black and White Worlds: (about 400 feet away); Colonel John Stuart House (about 400 feet away); The Site of Colleton Bastion (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
 
Also see . . .
Edgar Wells House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, September 29, 2011
2. Edgar Wells House Marker
 Edgar Wells House. (Submitted on October 8, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 8, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 336 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 8, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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