The William Vanderhorst House

The William Vanderhorst House (HMQAR)

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

N 32° 46.49', W 79° 55.797'

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54 Tradd Street (Postmaster Bacot House)

— circa 1740 —

Constructed circa 1740 by William Vanderhorst, this three story stuccoed masonry structure is considered one of the earliest examples of Charleston single house. A notable aspect of the building is the absence of a piazza, a development found in single houses of a later period.

Distinguished residents of 54 Tradd Street include Mr. Thomas W. Bacot, Charleston's fifth post,and Abram Sasportas, one of Charleston's early leading merchants. The house was restored in the 1920s by Miss Susan Pringle Frost, founder of the Preservation Society of Charleston.

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Year Placed1997
Placed ByThe Preservation Society of Charleston
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Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 2:26am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 600215 N 3626832
Decimal Degrees32.77483333, -79.92995000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 46.49', W 79° 55.797'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 46' 29.40" N, 79° 55' 47.82" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 52-54 Tradd St, Charleston SC 29401, US
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