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Title 53 Church Street (Joseph Ball House a/k/a Julius Lee House)
Object Type Property File
Scope & Content Constructed 1881. This site was owned by the Joseph Ball family for nearly 100 years. His widow's estate was finally settled in the late 1870s. Property tax records and deeds indicate that the purchaser, a stevedore, apparently built a typical example of an antebellum masonry single house with a pilastered, closed gable end and Tuscan-columned piazzas. It has served for many years as the parsonage for the First Baptist Church.

File contains FOHG house history (1995); house history from Information for Guides of Historic Charleston; deed research report; plat (1921).
Subjects Historic buildings--South Carolina--Charleston
Search Terms Church Street
Walled City
Physical Description 1 File Folder
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Object ID # CHURCH.053.1