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Flat Rock Historic District

  • Address: W of East Flat Rock
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1863/06/00 Rev John Grimke Drayton Vocation John Grimke Drayton becomes the minister during the summer at St John in the Wilderness.
1886/08/31 Rev John Grimke Drayton Plantation Owner Two hundred and 60 miles from Charleston in Flat Rock, North Carolina, Rev Drayton hears a distant rumbling noise coming from Magnolia-on-the-Ashley. 1886 Charleston Earthquake
1887/09/06 William Aiken Jr Died William Aiken Jr dies in Flat Rock, North Carolina. He is buried in Magnolia Cemetery in Charleston.
1891/04/00 Rev John Grimke Drayton Died John Grimke Drayton dies. He is buried behind St John in the Wilderness.


Carl Sandburg Home National Historic Site

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Particulars for Flat Rock Historic District:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Historic Use Church Related Residence
Architectural Style Gothic Revival
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Historic Use Hotel
Owner Local
Level of Significance National
Area of Significance Politics-government
Historic Use Post Office
Owner Private
Historic Use Religious Property
Architectural Style Second Empire
Historic Use Single dwelling
Area of Significance Social History
Architectural Style Stick-Eastlake

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 15th October 1973

Registry Name: Flat Rock Historic District
Registry Address: W of East Flat Rock
Registry Number: 73001352
Resource Type: District
Owner: Private, Local
Architect: Multiple
Architectural Style: Stick-eastlake, Second empire, Gothic
Area in Acres: 4000
Contributing Buildings: 55
Non-Contributing Buildings: 1
Contributing Sites: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Politics-government, Architecture, Social history
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Historic Function: Domestic, Religion, Government
Historic Sub-Function: Religious structure, Post office, Single dwelling, Hotel, Church related residence
Current Function: Recreation and Culture, Domestic, Commerce, Trade, Agriculture, subsistence, Religion
Current Sub-Function: Religious structure Single dwelling

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