Fountain Fox Beattie House / Greenville Women's Club

Fountain Fox Beattie House / Greenville Women's Club (HM73O)

Location: Greenville, SC 29601 Greenville County
Country: United States of America

N 34° 51.427', W 82° 23.38'

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Fountain Fox Beattie House
This house, built in 1834, first stood a few blocks south on East North St. It was built by Fountain Fox Beattie (1807-1863), a textile merchant, for his new bride Emily Edgeworth Hamlin. Their son Hamlin Beattie (1835-1914), who founded the National Bank of Greenville in 1872, added wings and elaborate Italianate ornamentation. The house was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.

Greenville Women's Club
The home remained in the Beattie family until 1946, when the city bought the property to widen Church St. When the house was moved to Beattie Place in 1948, it was leased to the women's organizations of Greenville. The Greenville Woman's Club officially opened in 1949. The house was moved a second time in 1983 to make room for downtown expansion. Member clubs maintain the house and gardens.

[Smaller, dedication marker reads]:
"Given In Honor Of Lottie Babb Neal"
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HM NumberHM73O
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Marker Number23-24
Year Placed1998
Placed ByGreenville Woman
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 12:33am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 372966 N 3858078
Decimal Degrees34.85711667, -82.38966667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 51.427', W 82° 23.38'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 51' 25.62" N, 82° 23' 22.80" W
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Area Code(s)803, 864
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8 Bennett St, Greenville SC 29601, US
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