300 North Mountain St., Union SC (Union County)
March 2 2005
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Signficant Architectural Features:
The home has a two- porch on the main façade supported with fluted Doric columns and cutwork balustrade on the second floor, entry doors on the first and second floor have sidelights and transoms, the home has two-over-two double hung sash windows, cutwork modillions beneath the eaves, and two interior chimneys. 04/09/1975
The home was constructed in 1857 for Mr. B.D. Culp, a local Union businessman. The home served as a focal point for political activity in Union County during the 19th century. B.F. Arthur, secretary of the Secession Convention, delivered an oration from the Culp House porch to the Johnson Rifles Regiment on January 31, 1861. In October 1876, gubernatorial candidate Wade Hampton delivered a campaign address from the second- porch of the house.
Source of Historical Information:
Catawba Regional Planning Council. Historic Sites Survey, Union County. November 1976. pp. 8-10.