Georgetown in Georgetown County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
John and Mary Perry Cleland House
In 1753 the house was purchased by the Cleland’s nephew Archibald Baird. He made small additions to each end of the house and relocated the main entrance to Front Street. A porch was added there ca. 1780. Later prominent owners of the house included John Withers, Jr., Francis Withers, Dr. Joseph Blythe, and Robert F.W. Allston.
Erected 1997 by Georgetown County Historical Society. (Marker Number 22-48.)
Location. 33° 21.79′ N, 79° 16.732′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, South Carolina, in Georgetown County. Marker is at the intersection of Front Street and St. James Street, on the right when traveling east on Front Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Georgetown SC 29440, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Winyah Indigo Society (about 700 feet away, measured in South Carolina Champion Oak (approx. 0.2 miles away); Screven Cemetery (approx. ¼ mile away); Elisha Screven / William Screven (approx. ¼ mile away but has been reported missing); Sinking Of The USS Harvest Moon (approx. ¼ mile away); Town Clock / Kaminski Building (approx. ¼ mile away); Marquis de Lafayette (approx. ¼ mile away); Rice is King (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
Categories. • Antebellum South, US • Colonial Era • Notable Buildings •
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