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White-Sickles House

  • Type: Building
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building

The White-Sickles House is a notable two and one-half story Federal style brick mansion and private residence in Charleston, South Carolina. The house, with a Corinthian order entrance, at one time had a secret passage with a ladder that went from the top floor to the basement. - AsNotedIn



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1812/00/00 Original wooden house built for the McAlpin family, kitchen building remains
1854/00/00 J Thomas Hamlin Home Current two and one-half story brick mansion is built for J Thomas Hamlin White, a Christ Church Parish planter
1864/00/00 White House is used as a Confederate hospital during the civil war
1865/00/00 Major General Daniel Edgar Sickles, commander of the Department of the Carolinas, commandeers the White House during the Federal occupation of the South.

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Particulars for White-Sickles House:
Sight Category Building
Architectural Style Federal
Building Type House
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling
Civil War Use Union Headquarters

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