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Pawleys Island in Georgetown County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Joseph Blyth Allston House (Pawley House)

 
 
Joseph Blyth Allston House (Pawley House) Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, November 26, 2005
1. Joseph Blyth Allston House (Pawley House) Marker
Inscription. This house stands on land owned by R. F. W. Allston, governor of SC 1856-58. His nephew Joseph Blyth Allston obtained the land in 1866 and it is thought he then moved this circa 1800 house onto his property. After Hurricane Hugo struck SC in 1989, the house was extensively altered and placed on a higher foundation. Mortise and tennon joints with pegs can still be seen under the house.
 
Erected 1993 by Pawleys Island Civic Association. (Marker Number 22 29.)
 
Location. 33° 24.969′ N, 79° 7.777′ W. Marker is in Pawleys Island, South Carolina, in Georgetown County. Marker is on State Road S-22-10, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pawleys Island SC 29585, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. LaBruce/Lemon House (within shouting distance of this marker); Nesbit / Norburn House (within shouting distance of this marker); All Saints Academy Summer House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); All Saints Summer Parsonage / The Rectory (about 800 feet away); Ward House — Liberty Lodge (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pawleys Island.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 1, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,800 times since then and 46 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 1, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
 
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