22-48 John and Mary Perry Cleland House
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member carolina1
N 33° 21.815 W 079° 16.607
17S E 660322 N 3692921
John and Mary Perry Cleland House locate at 405 Front Street in Georgetown.
Waymark Code: WM52Q8
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 11/01/2008
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
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(Front) This house, one of Georgetown's earliest, was built ca. 1737
by John and Mary Perry Cleland. Mrs. Cleland inherited the property
from her father John Perry, who had been granted a large tract in
1705 including the site of present-day Georgetown. This house is a
raised tidewater residence with its main entrance facing the Sampit
River. It features elements of the Georgian and Federal styles.
(Reverse) In 1753 the house was purchased by the Clelands' nephew
Archibald Baird. He made small additions to each end of the house and
relocated the main entrance to Front Street. A porch was added there
ca. 1780. Later prominent owners of the house included John Withers,
Jr., Francis Withers, Dr. Joseph Blythe, and Robert F. W. Allston.
Marker Name: John and Mary Perry Cleland House

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Building

Marker number: 22-48

County: Georgetown

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