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Brookgreen Gardens

  • Address: US 17
  • Vicinity: 18 mi (28.8 km) NE of Georgetown
  • 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
Allston,William,et al. Significant name
Anna Hyatt Huntington Architect
1801/03/00 Theodosia Burr Alston Home Joseph Alston and Theodosia Burr made move to the Oaks Plantation.

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Particulars for Brookgreen Gardens:
Area of Significance Agriculture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Art
Physiographic feature Forest
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Invention
Area of Significance Landscape Architecture
Area of Significance Literature
Area of Significance Military
Museum Type Museum
Level of Significance National
Criteria Person
Area of Significance Politics-government
Owner Private
Area of Significance Social History
Historic Use Work of Art

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 15th April 1978

Registry Name: Brookgreen Gardens
Registry Address: 18 mi. (28.8 km) NE of Georgetown on U.S. 17
Registry Number: 78002510
Resource Type: District
Owner: Private
Architect: Huntington,Anna Hyatt
Area in Acres: 1600
Contributing Sites: 3
Contributing Structures: 1
Contributing Objects: 390
Certification: Listed in the National Register
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Landscape architecture, Art, Military, Literature, Politics-government, Social history, Invention, Agriculture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering, Person
Criteria Consideration: Significance of less than fifty years
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Associated People: Allston,William,et al.
Historic Function: Recreation and Culture, Landscape, Agriculture, subsistence
Historic Sub-Function: Work of art (sculpture, carving, rock art), Museum, Forest
Current Function: Recreation and Culture, Landscape
Current Sub-Function: Work of art (sculpture, carving, rock art) Museum Forest

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