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Image of 100 Bull Street (Monpoey-Wilkes House) - Property File

100 Bull Street (Monpoey-Wilkes House) - Property File

Constructed ca. 1820. Honore Monpoey, a wealthy grocer, built a section of this 2½ story stuccoed brick house on a large lot that formerly stretched to the Bennett Mill Pond. Placed at a considerable distance from the street, the western part of the house was a typical Charleston single house in plan. He lived here until the 1850s, but after the Civil War the house passed through several merchant families. Monpoey purchased two plantations on the Ashley River in the 1830s and rose from shopkeeper to a member of Charleston's planter gentry. In 1894 Herman Wilken bought the Bull Street property and probably was responsible for the Colonial Revival style addition with a hipped roof and wide

Image of 100 Bull Street (Manpoey-Wilkes House) - 1980s?

100 Bull Street (Manpoey-Wilkes House) - 1980s?

B&W photograph of 100 Bull Street (Manpooey-Wilkes House), front elevation. Gateposts in foreground.

Image of 100 Bull Street (Manpoey-Wilkes House) - ca. 1996

100 Bull Street (Manpoey-Wilkes House) - ca. 1996

B&W photograph of 100 Bull Street (Manpoey-Wilkes House), front elevation. Two copies of photo in sleeve).