Koger-Murray-Carroll House

Koger-Murray-Carroll House (HMHHU)

Location: St George, SC 29477 Dorchester County
Country: United States of America
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N 33° 7.716', W 80° 38.118'

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Inscription
(Front text)
This house, an excellent example of early Federal era-architecture, was built about 1800 for Joseph Koger, Jr. (1779-1866), planter, state representative 1806-1812, Colleton District sheriff 1813-18, and state senator 1818-1838. Koger moved to Mississippi in 1838 and sold the house to his brother-in-law, John Soule Murray (1792-1844), planter and state senator 1840-43.
(Reverse text)
In 1865 James Parsons Carroll (1809-1883), chancellor of the state court of equity, bought the house as a summer retreat. Carroll had been a state representative 1838-39, state senator 1852-53 and 1858-59, and a delegate to the Secession Convention. The house has long been called "the Old Carroll Place" and was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.
Details
HM NumberHMHHU
Series This marker is part of the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans series
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Marker Number18-12
Year Placed2003
Placed ByThe Generals Gordon-Capers Camp #123, Sons of Confederate Veterans
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 12:35am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 534019 N 3665602
Decimal Degrees33.12860000, -80.63530000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 7.716', W 80° 38.118'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 7' 42.96" N, 80° 38' 7.08" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4039-4113 Co Rd S-18-19, St George SC 29477, US
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