Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Bamberg Printers
Street Address:
152 Main Street, 087-02-03-17, Bamberg, SC

Site Number:
Site Number:
5-66-63, 59
Date Surveyed:
October 1 1979
Construction Date:
circa 1909 – 1922
Historic Use:
Current Use:
Construction Method:
Foundation Materials:
Concrete Blocks
Roof Materials:
reinf. concrete
Signficant Architectural Features:
2 story brick commercial building, rectangular in plan, with flat roof. 1 common side wall. Front: recessed entrance on left side of ground floor has double doors with beveled glass; to the right of the entrance is a large plate glass window; above the entrance & this window is a wide band of small glass blocks; 3 windows on 2nd story - the middle window is double hung, 2/2, the 2 outer windows have been boarded up; these windows feature flat arches with radiating voussiors, and a continuous sill of contrasting material; cornice with decorative brickwork below the parapet. Side: end wall chimneys, windows with flat arches. Interior: pressed metal ceiling, plaster walls, concrete and tile floors. OUTBUILDINGS:
altered - minor. Metal awnings
Historical Information:
Built between 1909 and 1922, this building illustrates many of the construction materials and design features commonly used for commercial buildings during the late 19th and early 20th century. On the 1922 Sanborn map, the building is recorded as a general store, and on the 1931 map, simply as a store.
Source of Historical Information:
Sanborn maps of Bamberg (1909, 1922, 1931)
Bamberg - City, 1979-1980
Archives Location:
Box 14, Series 108042, Survey of historic resources (county by county data on surface properties), circa 1971-2014

Related place
Bamberg County