John and Mary Perry Cleland House

John and Mary Perry Cleland House (HM4WJ)

Location: Georgetown, SC 29440 Georgetown County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 21.79', W 79° 16.732'

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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.

In 1753 the house was purchased by the Cleland's 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.
HM NumberHM4WJ
Marker Number22-48
Year Placed1997
Placed ByGeorgetown County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 5:48am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 660128 N 3692871
Decimal Degrees33.36316667, -79.27886667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 21.79', W 79° 16.732'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 21' 47.40" N, 79° 16' 43.92" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 405 Front St, Georgetown SC 29440, US
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