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Title Festival of Houses and Gardens Brochures, Tickets, and Programs
Object Type Documents
Scope & Content Over the years, Festival of Houses and Gardens collateral materials have ranged from paperback booklets entitled Charleston's Historic Houses to individual house histories/descriptions* to tri-folded pamphlets to glossy brochures, as well as a variety of tickets and the original maps printed on early (1949-1950s) tickets. Unless otherwise indicated, there is one copy of each item in the collection.

*These are the houses and buildings for which these brief histories/descriptions exist (1948 Festival of Homes): 178 Ashley Avenue (Robert Hume Lucas's House; 2 Bedon's Alley (Humphrey Sommers' Tenement); 36 Chalmers Street (Mrs. Jane Wightman's House); 35 Church Street (Young-Johnson House); 39 Church Street (George Eveleigh's House); 59 Church Street (Thomas Rose's House); 69 Church Street (Capers-Huger-Smith House); 83 Church Street (William Hendricks' Tenements): 90 Church Street (Thomas Legare House a/k/a Peter Leger House); 131 Church Street (James Huston's House); 135 Church Street (Dock Street Theater); 21 East Battery (Edmondston-Alston House); 89 East Bay Street (Adam Tunno's House); 101 East Bay Street (Colonel Othniel Beale's House); 8 Gibbes Street (Drayton-Manigault House); 54 Hasell Street (Colonel William Rhett's House); 14 Legare Street (Simmons-Edwards House); 16 Legare Street (Miss Amarinthea Elliott's House); 43 Legare Street (Charles Elliott's House); 30 Meeting Street (Colonel Isaac Motte's House); 54 Meeting Street (Timothy Ford's House); 59 Meeting Street (The Branford-Horry House); 350 Meeting Street (Joseph Manigault's House); 172 Rutledge Avenue (Ashley Hall); 64 South Battery (William Gibbes' House); 125 Tradd Street (Capt. John Morrison's House); 129 Tradd Street (Joseph Winthrop's House).
Creator/Author Historic Charleston Foundation
Date 1948 to present
Subjects Historic Charleston Foundation--Tours
Festivals
Brochures
Programs
Tickets
Historic buildings
Dock Street Theater (Charleston, S.C.)
Ashley Hall (Charleston, S.C.)
Edmondston-Alston House (Charleston, S.C.)
Maps, Tourist
Search Terms Festival of Houses / FOH
East Bay Street
Ashley Avenue
Bedon's Alley
Chalmers Street
Church Street
Gibbes Street
Hasell Street
Legare Street
Meeting Street
Rutledge Avenue
South Battery
Tradd Street
Tourist maps, tourist publications
Lowcountry Digital Library
Physical Description 3 document boxes
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Date(s) of Accumulation 1948 to present
Date(s) of Creation 1948 to present
Object ID # HCF.FOHG.001
Containers 1948, March 15-April 16 (1st Festival)
1961, March 19-April 9 (14th annual)
1962, March 18-April 8 (15th annual)
1963, March 17-April 7 (16th annual)
1964, March 22-April 12 (17th annual)
1965, March 21-April 11 (18th annual)
1966, March 20-April 8 (19th annual)
1967, March 30-April 9 (20th annual)
1968, March 28-April 7 (21st annual)
1971, March 19-April 5 (24th annual)
1973, March 23-April 15 (26th annual)
1974, March 21-April 15 (27th annual)
1975, March 20-April 13 (28th annual)
1978, March 16-April 10 (31st annual)
1981, March 20-April 13 (34th annual)
1983, March 18-April 12 (36th annual)
1986, March 20-April 15 (39th annual)
1989, March 16-April 11 (42nd annual)
1990, March 22-April 21 (43rd annual)
1991, March 15-April 14 (44th annual)
1992, March 27-April 26 (45th annual)
1993, March 19-April 17 (46th annual)
1994, March 18-April 16 (46th annual)
1995, March 16-April 15 (48th annual)
1996, March 21-April 20 (49th annual)
1997, March 20-April 19 (50th annual)
1998, March 19-April 18 (51st annual)
1963, March 17-April 7 (16th annual)
1965, March 21-April 11 (18th annual)
1967, March 30-April 9 (20th annual)
1968, March 28-April 7 (21st annual)
1969, March 21-April 8 (22nd annual)
1970, March 22-April 10 (23rd annual)
1971, March 19-April 5 (24th annual)
1972, March 17-April 11 (25th annual)
1973, March 23-April 15 (26th annual)
1974, March 21-April 15 (27th annual)
1975, March 20-April 13 (28th annual)
1976, March 18-April 17 (29th annual)
1978, March 16-April 10 (31st annual)
1980, March 20-April 14 (33rd annual)
1981, March 20-April 13 (34th annual)
1982, March 18-April 12 (35th annual)
1983, March 18-April 13 (36th annual)
1985, March 22-April 17 (38th annual)
1986, March 20-April 15 (39th annual)
1987, March 19-April 14 (40th annual)
1989, March 16-April 11 (42nd annual)
1990, March 22-April 21 (43rd annual)
1991, March 15-April 14 (44th annual)
1992, March 27-April 26 (45th annual)
1993, March 19-April 17 (46th annual)
1994, March 18-April 16 (47th annual)
1995, March 16-April 15 (48th annual)
1996, March 21-April 20 (49th annual)
1997, March 20-April 19 (50th annual)
1999, March 18-April 17 (52nd annual)
2002, March 14-April 13 (55th annual)
2003, March 20-April 19 (56th annual)
1949 Tour
1950 Tour
1951 Tour
1967 Tour
1968 Tour
1969 Tour
Undated (No Year) Tickets
1987 Tour
89 East Bay (Adam Tunno's House)
1949 Charleston's Historic Houses: Houses on the Tours
1950 Charleston's Historic Houses: Houses on the Tours
1954 Charleston's Historic Houses: Houses on the Tours
1955 Charleston's Historic Houses: Houses on the Tours
1956 Charleston's Historic Houses: Houses on the Tours
1957 Charleston's Historic Houses: Houses on the Tours]
Charleston's Historic Houses
2002, March 14-April 13 (55th annual)
178 Ashley Avenue (Robert Hume Lucas's House)
2 Bedon's Alley (Humphrey Sommers' Tenement)
36 Chalmers Street (Mrs. Jane Wightman's House)
35 Church Street (Young-Johnson House)
39 Church Street (George Eveleigh's House)
59 Church Street (Thomas Rose's House)
69 Church Street (Capers-Huger-Smith House)
83 Church Street (William Hendricks' Tenements)
90 Church Street (Thomas Legare's House)
131 Church Street (James Huston's House)
135 Church Street (Dock Street Theatre)
101 East Bay (Colonel Othniel Beale's House)
6 Gibbes Street (Drayton-Manigault House)
54 Hasell Street (Colonel William Rhett's House)
14 Legare Street (Simmons-Edwards House)
16 Legare Street (Miss Amarinthea Elliott's House)
43 Legare Street (Charles Elliott's House)
30 Meeting Street (Colonel Isaac Motte's House)
54 Meeting Street (Timothy Ford's House)
59 Meeting Street (The Branford-Horry House)
350 Meeting Street (Joseph Manigault's House)
172 Rutledge Avenue (Ashley Hall)
64 South Battery (William Gibbes' House)
125 Tradd Street (Captain John Morrison's House)
129 Tradd Street (Joseph Winthrop's House)
Newspaper Articles Re: FOH
Miscellaneous FOH Items
1954, March 14-April 9 (7th annual)
1949, March 21-April 16 (2nd annual)
1950, March 20-April 15 (3rd annual)
1951 Charleston's Historic Houses: Houses on the Tours
1951, March 19-April 14 (4th annual)
1952, March 16-April 12 (5th annual)
1952 Charleston's Historic Houses: Houses on the Tours
1953 Charleston's Historic Houses: Houses on the Tours
1953, March 15-April 12 (6th annual)
1954, March 14-April 9 (7th annual)
1955, March 13-April 8 (8th annual)
1956, March 11-April 8 (9th annual)
1957, March 17-April 12 (10th annual)
1958, March 16-March 30 (11th annual)
1959, March 15-April 5 (12th annual)
1960, March 20-April 10 (13th annual)
1969, March 21-April 8 (22nd annual)
1970, March 22-April 10 (23rd annual)
1972, March 17-April 11 (25th annual)
1976, March 18-April 17 (29th annual)
1977, March 17-April 11 (30th annual)
1977, March 17-April 11 (30th annual)
1979, March 16-April 9 (32nd annual)
1979, March 16-April 9 (32nd annual)
1980, March 20-April 14 (33rd annual)
1982, March 18-April 12 (35th annual)
1984, March 24-April 17 (37th annual)
1984, March 24-April 17 (37th annual)
1985, March 22-April 17 (38th annual)
1987, March 19-April 14 (40th annual)
1988, March 24-April 19 (41st annual)
1988, March 24-April 19 (41st annual)
2000, March 16-April 15 (53rd annual)
2005, March 17-April 16 (58th annual)
2005, March 17-April 16 (58th annual)
2006, March 16-April 15 (59th annual)
2006, March 16-April 15 (59th annual)
Miscellaneous Years
2001, March 15-April 14 (54th annual)
2001, March 15-April 14 (54th annual)
2007, March 15-April 14 (60th annual)
21 East Battery (Edmondston-Alston House)
2008, March 13-April 12 (61st annual)
2007, March 15-April 14 (60th annual)
2009, March 19-April 18 (62nd annual)
2009, March 19-April 18 (62nd annual)
2008, March 13-April 12 (61st annual)
2004, March 18-April 17 (57th annual)
2004, March 18-April 17 (57th annual)
1956 Tour
1972 Tour
1961 Tour
1963 Tour
1964 Tour
1992 Tour
2010, March 18-April 17 (63rd annual FOHG) / March 19-21 (7th annual CIAS)
2010, March 18-April 17 (63rd annual FOHG) / March 19-21 (7th annual CIAS)
2011, March 17-April 16 (64th Annual FOHG)
2011, March 17-April 16 (64th Annual FOHG) / March 18-20 (8th annual CIAS)
2012, March 22-April 21 (65th Annual FOHG)
2012, March 22-April 21 (65th Annual FOHG) / March 22-24 (9th annual CIAS)
2013, March 21-April 20 (66th Annual FOHG)
2014, March 20-April 19 (67th Annual FOHG)
2014, March 20-April 19 (65th Annual FOHG)
2015, March 19-April 19 (68th Annual FOHG)
2015, March 19-April 19 (68th Annual FOHG)
87 Church Street (Heyward-Washington House)
21 East Battery (Edmonston-Alston House)