Edward Rutledge House

Also known as: Carter-May House
117 Broad St., Charleston, South Carolina

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Edward Rutledge House, Facade

South Carolina Department of Archives and History

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Description 

From 1787 until his death, this was the residence of Edward Rutledge (1749-1800), a delegate to the Continental Congress (1774-77), where he signed the Declaration of Independence, and Governor of South Carolina (1798-1800). -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, November 11, 1971

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 11, 1971
Reference number
71000751
NR name
Rutledge, Edward, House
Area of significance
Politics/Government
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Sanatorium
Periods of significance
1800-1824; 1750-1799
Significant years
1787; 1800

Update Log 

  • August 18, 2014: Photo imported by Michael Miller
  • July 15, 2014: New Street View added by Michael Miller

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