1542 Witsell Rd.;(Beaufort County)
R700 040 000 0003 0000
July 11 1997
Historic Core Shape:
Number of Stories:
over 1 bay, less than full
Signficant Architectural Features:
Good example of residence of prosperous late-19th century farmer-merchants.
Porch, extended to full-facade width, torn off by Hurricane Gracie and replaced; two of four principal chimneys lost. Asbestos siding, probably after Hurricane Gracie. Rear (south) porch collapsed and was removed, date unknown. Some replacement 6/6 s
Built for Mr. Witsell, a son-in-law of the Sanders family who had bought most of Chisolm Island for truck farming, shipping their vegetables from Chisolms Landing. The post office at Chisolm was kept by the family and by their Lesesne relatives into the
Source of Historical Information:
Interview, Danny Lesesne, Witsell Rd. SC: Resources & Population, Institutions & Industries (Columbia, 1883).