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Title 35 Church Street (Young-Johnson House)
Object Type Property File
Scope & Content Constructed ca. 1770; restored 1940. An early example of the Charleston single house, this 3-story brick dwelling was built by Thomas Young shortly after he purchased the property in 1770, and represents a smaller, slightly more modest example of the of the home he built at 30 Meeting Street and sold to Col. Isaac Motte. Today the house is most noted as the former residence of Dr. Joseph Johnson, a prominent 19th-century Charlestonian who served as president of the city's branch of the second Bank of the United States, led South Carolina's Unionist Party during the nullification controversy, and wrote Traditions of the American Revolution. The house was restored in the 1940s and owned by the sculptor Wilmer Hoffman.

FOHG house histories (2003, 1976); other narrative histories; newspaper articles (including DYKYC); magazine article; photocopies of photographs.
Subjects Historic buildings--South Carolina--Charleston
Search Terms Church Street
Eighteenth-Century Expansion
Physical Description 1 File Folder
Object ID # CHURCH.035.1