Hamilton House

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Street Address:
Tabby Point Ln.;(Beaufort County)

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Control Number:
Tax Number:
R600 015 00A 0004 0000
Date Surveyed:
December 16 1997
Construction Date:
circa 1815
Historic Use:
Current Use:
Vacant/Not In Use
Signficant Architectural Features:
Ruins of residence, probably one or two stories of wood frame supported by remaining tabby lower walls 40' square. Ground level was through-hall plan, four rooms, with internal chimneys and five window openings along south elevation (overlooking the Col
Historical Information:
James Hamilton and his wife Elizabeth Heyward (married 1813) are said to have lived on Callawassie for a period of time. A map of 1812 does not show a house on this peninsula; it is likely that it was built as the Hamiltons' residence. In 1819 Hamilton
Source of Historical Information:
Michael Trinkley, ed., Further Investigations of Prehistoric and Historic Lifeways on Callawassie and Spring Islands, Beaufort County, South Carolina: Research Series 23 (Columbia: Chicora Foundation, 1991), pp. 32, 38, 62, 151.
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