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Euphemian Literary Society Hall

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Euphemian Hall
Street Address:
Erskine College Quadrangle, West Main Street, Due West, SC

Date Surveyed:
August 19 1980
Construction Date:
Historic Use:
Current Use:
Historic Core Shape:
Architect or Builder:
Hilliard Jackson Burdette
Number of Stories:
Exterior Walls Materials:
Foundation Materials:
Stuccoed Masonry
Roof Shape:
Roof Materials:
Signficant Architectural Features:
1-story; T-shaped; hipped roof; large central pedimented portico supported by 4 fluted wooden Ionic columns; pediment has circular solid recessed design and dentil molding; double door entrance w/single pane/single panel doors w/small dentil molding above and fanlight; flanking niches have arch radiating voussoirs w/keystone as does entrance; brick pilasters at rear corners of portico; high raised foundation stuccoed over w/water table; brick quoins at corners; decorative frieze around building; small 4/4 light window w/radiating flat arch and keystone in front T to each side; 2 sets of paired 4/4 light windows w/dentil molding and fanlight to each side; all rounded arches have recessed brick voussoirs (2-3 sets) and cement keystones; 4 openins to basement each side in foundation; central projecting gabled pavilion to rear w/2 small 6 light windows; to left side is single large door to basement; round louvered opening in gable; 1 interior flue; small coal chute to right rear.
Historical Information:
Houses oldest student organization of Erskine College, organized 1839.
Due West - City 1980-1981
Archives Location:
Box 10, Series 108042, Survey of historic resources (county by county data on surface properties), circa 1971-2014

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Due West
Abbeville County