• 214 Calhoun Street


Historic Property
Street Address:
214 Calhoun Street

Site card S108042000100311000

Date Surveyed:
circa 1972
Construction Date:
circa 1834
Number of Stories:
2 1/2
Exterior Walls Materials:
Signficant Architectural Features:
Built in circa 1834 by Frederick Shaffer, the house later became the scene of a sensational, unsolved murder. that of Thomas Pinckney Jr., a young lawyer of distinguished lineage who was found dead after a call at the house. The house resembles greatly the fine houses of Beaufort and follows a modified T-shape characteristic of the town houses of that city.
Historic Charleston Foundation Survey 1972
Archives Location:
Box 1, Series 108042, Survey of historic resources (county by county data on surface properties), circa 1971-2014