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Title 113 Ashley Avenue (Bennett-Hayne House)
Object Type Property File
Scope & Content Constructed ca. 1880. This handsome weatherboard house, 3 full stories with attic, was built by Governor Thomas Bennett on the only high point of land on Lynch Street (now Ashley Avenue). The Bennett family owned the property prior to the construction of the house. Later, it was the childhood home of Paul Hamilton Hayne, lawyer and writer for the News and Courier, who became known as the "poet of Charleston." (Source: FOHG house history)

File contains FOHG house histories (2004, 2007); FOHG Garden History (2005); image (engraving) of the house; and page from Preservation Progress (Jan. 1968 ) with a brief note (and photo) about the house; newspaper article (Mercury, 2013).
Subjects Historic buildings--South Carolina--Charleston
Search Terms Ashley Avenue
Harleston Village
Physical Description 1 File Folder
Object ID # ASHLEY.113.001