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Heyward-Washington House

Charleston, South Carolina
County of Charleston.
87 Church Street
National Register Number: 70000576
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Satisfactory in
Congressional District: SC-6 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: House Museum.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - April 15, 1970):
From 1777 to 1794, this three story brick structure, a fine example of a Charleston "double house", was the home of Thomas Heyward, Jr. (1746-1809), a signer of the Declaration of Independence. The house was built in 1772.

There are no threats to the landmark at this time.

No changes at this itme.

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