Timothy Ford's House

Timothy Ford's House (HMQAJ)

Location: Charleston, SC 29401 Charleston County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 46.45', W 79° 55.836'

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circa 1800

— A Private Residence —

Timothy Ford, a native of Morristown, New Jersey, Princeton educated attorney who as a youth served in the American Revolution, built this fine Charleston single house in the Adamesque style. Ford entertained the Marquis de Lafayette here on the French Hero's visit to Charleston in 1824. The house remained the home of Ford's family for more than 100 years. His daughter married Edmund Ravenel, M.D., a noted conchologist and one of the founders of the Medical College of South Carolina in 1824. His friend, the naturalist Louis Agassiz, resided in the family's summer home on Sullivan's Island while studying local sea life.
Series This marker is part of the South Carolina: Preservation Society of Charleston series
Year Placed2003
Placed ByThe Preservation Society of Charleston
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 6:20am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 600155 N 3626757
Decimal Degrees32.77416667, -79.93060000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 46.45', W 79° 55.836'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 46' 27.00" N, 79° 55' 50.16" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Ford Ct, Charleston SC 29401, US
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