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Image of A Walk Around Ye Olde Charleston - Book

A Walk Around Ye Olde Charleston - Book

Text by Harriette Kershaw Leiding. Published by Lanneau's Art Store (Charleston, SC) in 1912. Contains a brief history of Charleston, along with histories in the form of walking tour guidebook, featuring buildings, houses, and sites throughout Charleston, ca. 1890s-early 1900s; also contains 24 photographs, mounted on each page, and 1 photo on cover. Photographs include*: 1) U.S. Custom House [200 East Bay Street] 2) St. Michael's Church [80 Meeting Street] 3) Central Market [188 Meeting Street, Meeting Hall] 4) St. Michael's Alley 5) South Carolina Hall [72 Meeting Street, South Carolina Society Hall] 6) Scotch Presbyterian Church [57 Meeting Street, First Scots Presbyteri

Image of 38 Tradd Street (Bullock Building) - Property File

38 Tradd Street (Bullock Building) - Property File

Constructed ca. 1718; restored early 20th century. Restoration work done on these properties in 1979 revealed that both structures, built by John Bullock or his widow between 1718 and 1722, escaped damage from the plague of fires that swept through early Charleston. No. 38 served as the artist Elizabeth O'Neill Verner's home and studio from 1938 until her death in 1979. This easternmost building retains much of its original character, including small imported red brick laid in a Flemish bond pattern and a steeply pitched gable roof. Evidence of alterations in fenestration are apparent in the front facade, but on the interior a large fireplace substantiates the dwelling's early character. In t

Image of 76-80 East Bay Street (Vanderhorst Row) - Property File

76-80 East Bay Street (Vanderhorst Row) - Property File

Constructed 1798-1800; restored 1930s. Built in 1800 by Gov. Arnoldus Vanderhorst, this triple tenement served as the southernmost of two similar rental complexes, each divided into three 3-story townhouse dwellings. Only the primary building of the southern grouping survives; the northern group was demolished by the end of the 19th century, and a parking lot occupies the site. Both rows originally included a complex series of service structures behind each unit and accessed various storehouses and wharves. All of this has disappeared, but several plats and early photographs portray the thriving maritime activity that once characterized this relatively quiet commercial area. The facade of Van

Image of Herbert Map of 1721 - Map

Herbert Map of 1721 - Map

Photographic reprint of the drawing of the original configuration of the fortification wall that surrounded Charles Towne. Original housed in the collection of The British Public Records. Features the Granville Bastion, Half Moon Battery, Craven Bastion, Carteret Bastion, Drawbridge, Colleton Bastion, and Ashley Bastion. At head of map: "The Ichnography or plann [sic] of the fortifications of Charlestowne, and the streets with the names of the bastions, quantity of acres of land, number of gunns [sic] and weight of their shott [sic]. For his excellency. Faithfull [sic] and obedient son, John Herbert. Octo[ber]27, 1721." "62 acres." Stamped "Her Majesty's State Paper Office."

Image of 99-101 East Bay Street (Othniel Beale Houses) - Property File

99-101 East Bay Street (Othniel Beale Houses) - Property File

Constructed ca. 1740; restored 1932, 1936. Although the houses at 95-101 East Bay Street were rebuilt after the fire of 1740, they seem to have survived the fire of 1778 unscathed. Col. Othniel Beale came to Charleston from Marblehead, Massachusetts, and became a wealthy wharf owner and eventually, after successfully rebuilding the city's harbor fortifications, a member of the Governor's Council . These dwellings, built on the site of a house inherited by Beale's wife Katherine "Hannah" Gale and on a lot Othniel Beale purchased across from his wharf, were originally envisioned as a single family dwelling attached to a tenement. The larger building at 99-101 East Bay Street was built by Beale

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92 Church Street (Alexander Christie House) - Drawing, Architectural

Drawing: First Floor Plan by Gabrielle Lanier (student?), after Cummings & McCrady. Undated.

Image of 15 North Adger's Wharf - Property File

15 North Adger's Wharf - Property File

Constructed some time before 1835. Part of the complex of warehouses constructed near "Craft's Wharfs." Acquired by the Adger Brothers by the 1840s and used as cotton warehouses, factors' offices, and steamship agencies. (Poston, Buildings of Charleston.) Three files contain documentation of the easement on the property including related correspondence and Confirmation of Understanding; Part I certification (National Register); easement appraisal report; annual inspection reports, requests for alterations, and correspondence related to the management of the property; brief narrative history of the building (in Jon Poston letter, 1984); copies of plats (1804, 1835); history of Adger's Wha

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1 North Adger's Wharf - Property File

No history on file. Needs further research. File contains Rosen and Associates (engineers) inspection reports (1989, 1993). No image on file.