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Calhoun Mansion

  • Hours: Tours start at 11:00 AM, on the hour and half hour, last tour starting at 5:00 PM
  • Phone: (843) 722-8205
  • Travel Genus: Sight , Visit
  • Sight Category: Museum

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Calhoun Mansion


Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1791/05/02 Charles Pinckney Host Washington dines at Governor Pinckney's house at 16 Meeting St (razed) in what he called a private way, with 15 or 18 Gentlemen. George Washington's Southern Tour
1791/05/06 George Washington Guest Washington Views Charles Town on horse back by riding through most of the principal Streets. Dines at Majr Butlers, and went to a Ball in the evening at the Governors where there was a select company of ladies. George Washington's Southern Tour
1876/00/00 After tearing down Charles Pinckney's house, a 24,000 square foot mansion is built for George W Williams, a Charleston banker and merchant, from 1871 to 1876.
1903/00/00 After the death of George W Williams, his son-in-law, Patrick Calhoun, grandson of John C Calhoun, acquires the Calhoun Mansion.

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Particulars for Calhoun Mansion:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Owner Private
Historic Use Single dwelling

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