John Rutledge House Inn

  • Historically Known As: Gov John Rutledge House

  • Travel Genus: Lodging , Sight
  • Sight Category: Building
  • Lodging category: Casual Lodging



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1763/00/00 John Rutledge Home A two-story residence is built for John Rutledge and his bride, Elizabeth Grimke.
1764/00/00 Elizabeth Grimke Rutledge Home John and Elizabeth Rutledge make a home in Charleston, South Carolina. Their first child, Martha Rutledge, is born in 1764.
1771/00/00 Frederick Rutledge, Equ Born Elizabeth Grimke Rutledge, wife of John Rutledge, gives birth to a son, Frederick Rutledge.
1800/07/18 John Rutledge Died John Rutledge dies in Charleston, South Carolina.
1853/00/00 Thomas M Gadsden buys the old Rutledge residence and adds the third story.
1865/00/00 The Rutledge-Gadsden House is struck in the upper right hand corner of the facade by a cannonball.
1909/11/06 William Howard Taft Guest US President William Howard Taft visits the R Goodwyn Rhett family at 116 Broad Street, Charleston.

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Particulars for John Rutledge House Inn:
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Law, Legal System
Level of Significance National
Criteria Person
Area of Significance Politics-government
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 7th November 1971

Registry Name: Rutledge, Gov. John, House
Registry Address: 116 Broad St.
Registry Number: 71000752
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: No style listed
Contributing Buildings: 1
Other Certification: Designated National Landmark
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Nominator Name: National Historic Landmark
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Law, Politics-government
Applicable Criteria: Person
Period of Significance: 1750-1799, 1800-1824
Significant Year: 1763, 1800
Associated People: Rutledge,John
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-Function: Single dwelling
Current Function: Commerce, Trade
Current Sub-Function: Professional

Accommodations »

Lodging category Casual Lodging
Lodging Style Grand Home

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