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Title 38 Church Street (Dr. Vincent Le Seigneur House a/k/a George Keenan House)
Object Type Property File
Scope & Content Constructed ca. 1819; renovated 1900, 1980s. Dr. Vincent Le Seigneur, native of Normandy and refugee from Santo Domingo, purchased this lot in 1814 and completed this masonry single house circa 1819. The house remained untouched until the end of the 19th century, when the crenellated stair tower on the north wall was added by successive owners. Late-20th-century alterations include restoration of the kitchen house and extensive landscaping. The house and extensive dependencies were joined by 1900.

Files contain documentation of the easement on the property including related correspondence and Confirmation of Understanding; Part I certification (National Register); easement appraisal report (2006) and IRS form 8283; annual inspection reports; extensive house history (Stockton, 1995); plat (copy); HCF staff research notes (scant); FOHG house histories (1995, 2007); newspaper articles (including DYKYC); site plan and elevations.

The files will eventually contain requests for alterations, and correspondence related to the management of the property; inspection photography; etc.

See Easement Documentation Photo Files for easement donation photographs (Exh. B to Deed of Conservation Easement). No inspection photographs on file (see Easement Manager).
Subjects Historic buildings--South Carolina--Charleston
Search Terms Church Street
Eighteenth-Century Expansion
Easement Property
Physical Description 1 Gift Folder
1 Management Folder
1 History/Miscellaneous Folder
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Object ID # CHURCH.038.1