P. C. J. Weston House / Pelican Inn

P. C. J. Weston House / Pelican Inn (HMP33)

Location: Pawleys Island, SC 29585 Georgetown County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 25.169', W 79° 7.69'

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Inscription
Plowden Weston, Lt. Gov of SC 1862-64, obtained land here in 1844 and by 1858 had built this beach residence. The Weston family sold the property to William St. Julien Mazyck in 1864, who sold the house to Atlantic Coast Lumber Company in 1901. The company permitted its employees to vacation here. After an ownership change some years later, the house was named The Pelican Inn.

The home was designed and built by Renty Tucker (1831-1913), a slave who was also a skilled carpenter. Renty built the home on the mainland, marked all the timbers with Roman numerals and then reassembled the home on the island.
Details
HM NumberHMP33
Tags
Historical Period17th Century
Historical PlaceIsland
Marker TypeHistoric Building
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleFree Standing
Marker Number22-31
Year Placed1993
Placed ByPawleys Island Civic Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 2:00am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
Directions InformationUS-17 to South Causeway Road then right on Myrtle Ave. The marker is about 1/2 mile on the left.
Location DescriptionTwo-lane blacktop road with parking on berm.
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 674039 N 3699358
Decimal Degrees33.41948333, -79.12816667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 25.169', W 79° 7.69'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 25' 10.1400" N, 79° 7' 41.4000" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)843
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 583-617 Myrtle Ave, Pawleys Island SC 29585, US
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