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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1740/00/00 Heyward-Washington House kitchen building is constructed.
1772/00/00 Thomas Heyward Jr Home Built by Daniel Heyward for son, Thomas Heyward, Jr
1791/05/02 George Washington Visitor GW is brought to his lodging, the home of Thomas Heyward. The house was leased for a week by the city council for 60 pounds and supplied with a housekeeper, servants and a proper stock of liquors, groceries and provisions. George Washington's Southern Tour
1794/00/00 John F Grimke Home Heyward sells his townhouse to John F Grimke, Revolutionary War officer and father of Sarah and Angeline Grimke.

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Particulars for Heyward-Washington House:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Other Description Double-house
Level of Significance National
Criteria Person
Historic Use Plaza
Area of Significance Politics-government
Owner Private
Historic Use Secondary structure
Historic Use Single dwelling



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 15th April 1970

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Heyward-Washington House
Registry Address: 87 Church St.
Registry Number: 70000576
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Attribute: Double-house
Area in Acres: 1
Contributing Buildings: 3
Contributing Structures: 1
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark, National Landmark boundary approved
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Politics-government, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Architecture-Engineering, Person
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Significant Year: 1771, 1772
Associated People: Heyward,Thomas,Jr.
Historic Function: Domestic, Landscape
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling, Secondary structure, Plaza
Current Function: Recreation and Culture, Domestic, Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Museum Single dwelling Plaza

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