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Williston in Barnwell County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Ashley House - 1820

 
 
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By Brian Scott, March 22, 2016
1. Ashley House - 1820 Marker
Inscription.
1670 - 1970
Ashley House - 1820
Occupied by Federal Troops
Feb. 5, 1865

 
Location. 33° 24.217′ N, 81° 25.6′ W. Marker is in Williston, South Carolina, in Barnwell County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street and Walsh Street, on the right when traveling south on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Williston SC 29853, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ashley - Willis House (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Best Friend (approx. ľ mile away); Godís Acre Healing Springs (approx. 8.6 miles away); a different marker also named Godís Acre Healing Springs (approx. 8.9 miles away); Healing Springs (approx. 8.9 miles away); a different marker also named Godís Acre Healing Springs (approx. 8.9 miles away); Solomon Blatt Highway (approx. 8.9 miles away); Macedonia Baptist Church (approx. 9Ĺ miles away); Barnwell County Courthouse (approx. 9.6 miles away); Blackville : Town Of The Phoenix / Battle of Blackville, 1865 (approx. 9.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williston.
 
Also see . . .  Ashley-Willis House. The Ashley-Willis House is
Ashley House - 1820 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, March 22, 2016
2. Ashley House - 1820 Marker
significant as a rare example of an intact gable-front Greek Revival residence in South Carolina. The two-and-a-half story home with a unique gable-front form was probably built for the Ashley or Willis families between 1830 and 1850. Although more elaborate examples of the front-gable form were built in Georgia and Mississippi, very few were built in South Carolina. In fact, residential Greek Revival architecture such as this is uncommon outside of Charleston. (Submitted on June 12, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Ashley House - 1820 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, March 21, 2016
3. Ashley House - 1820 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 194 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 12, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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