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

Benjamin Lucas House

Circa 1858

 
 
Benjamin Lucas House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 5, 2012
1. Benjamin Lucas House Marker
Inscription.
Built by Benjamin Lucas
a contractor, as his
residence and owned
by his family until
the 1930's. It was
extensively restored
in 1960 by
Richard H. Jenrette.

 
Erected by The College of Charleston.
 
Location. 32° 46.974′ N, 79° 56.386′ W. Marker is in Charleston, South Carolina, in Charleston County. Marker is on Bull Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Located Between Pitt and Coming Streets. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24 Bull Street, Charleston SC 29401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Blacklock House (within shouting distance of this marker); Cameron House (within shouting distance of this marker); Kornahrens-Guenveur House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bethel Methodist Church (about 500 feet away); Nine College Way (about 700 feet away); 66 Bull Street The John Cart House (about 700 feet away); College of Charleston (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Bethel Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
 
Regarding Benjamin Lucas House. This three and one-half story, stuccoed
Benjamin Lucas House Marker, nestled between shutters image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 5, 2012
2. Benjamin Lucas House Marker, nestled between shutters
brick house, in the Greek Revival style, was built c. 1858 by Benjamin Lucas, a builder and city inspector of buildings, as his residence. The College of Charleston restored the house in the early 1970s as a faculty residence. (Charleston County Public Library: Thomas, DYKYC, July 28, 1969.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Benjamin Lucas House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 5, 2012
3. Benjamin Lucas House and Marker
Benjamin Lucas House, 24 Bull Street in Charleston image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, January 5, 2012
4. Benjamin Lucas House, 24 Bull Street in Charleston
Benjamin Lucas House image. Click for full size.
S.C. Dept of Archives and History, January 1, 1980
5. Benjamin Lucas House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 18, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 534 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 18, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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