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Sloan-Neal-McCain-Lesesne House

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Lesesne House
Street Address:
West Main Street (SC 184), Due West, SC (Abbeville County)

Date Surveyed:
September 2 1980
Construction Date:
circa 1838
Historic Use:
Current Use:
Number of Stories:
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Roof Materials:
Pressed metal
Signficant Architectural Features:
2-story weatherboard residence; bays "ABA"; 2-story pedimented portico supported by 4 large square pillars; gable roof; 1st story entrance has double doors flanked by 4 light sidelights & 7 light transom; corner block molding detail around entrance; balcony on 2nd story supported by decorative brackets & has decorative balustrade; single door entrance onto balcony with 4 light sidelights & same molding; windows 6/6 lights; 1-story gabled roof rear ell w/garage attached; 2 ext. end chimneys; gable ends have boxed cornice w/return; 1 int. chimney on ell.
Originally two rooms; each floor with unattached kitchen; McCain added two shed rooms and kitchen - original kitchen added to house as study.
Historical Information:
Sloan - built house for sons who were attending Erskine College; Neel -Medical doctor; McCain - professor at Erskine College 49 years; home of 5 college presidents; (1) Dr. E. L. Patton (Erskine), (2) James Ross McCain (Agnes Scott), (3) Dr. Paul McCain (Arkansas), (4) Dr. J. M. Lesesne (Erskine), (5) Dr. Joe Lesesne (Woffard).
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

Related places
Due West
Abbeville County