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McCrady's Long Room, Charleston

  • Also Known As: Eude's Tavern also French Coffee House
  • Historically Known As: McCrady's Tavern and Long Room

  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1767/06/00 A rectangular brick tavern is first mentioned in a plat and deed.
1778/00/00 Edward McCrady Owner Revolutionary War veteran, Edward McCrady, buys a tavern and over the next decade he will expand the business and build the Long Room.
1791/05/04 Charles Pinckney Guest Washington dines with the Members of the Cincinnati in the long-room of Edward McCrady's tavern. They are entertained by a choir of singers and patriotic toasts punctuated by the guns of the Charleston Battalion of Artillery. George Washington's Southern Tour
1791/05/04 George Washington Guest Washington dines with the Members of the Cincinnati in the long-room of Edward McCrady's tavern. They are entertained by a choir of singers and patriotic toasts punctuated by the guns of the Charleston Battalion of Artillery. George Washington's Southern Tour

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Particulars for McCrady's Long Room, Charleston:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Entertainment - Recreation
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance National
Owner Private
Historic Use Restaurant
Area of Significance Social History



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 14th September 1972

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: McCrady's Tavern and Long Room
Registry Address: 153 E. Bay St.
Registry Number: 72001199
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: No style listed
Contributing Buildings: 1
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Entertainment-recreation, Architecture, Social history
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Significant Year: c 1767
Historic Function: Commerce, Trade
Historic Sub-Function: Restaurant
Current Function: Commerce, Trade, Work in progress
Current Sub-Function: Business

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