Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Brabham-Hair House
Street Address:
505 East Railroad Avenue, Bamberg, SC

Site Number:
Site Number:
Date Surveyed:
August 1 1979
Construction Date:
circa 1878
Historic Use:
Construction Method:
Foundation Materials:
Brick Piers
Roof Materials:
Signficant Architectural Features:
2 story clapboard house with gable roof. Front: asymmetrical, "ABB"; main doorway has rectangular 3-light transom; French doors; front gable with imbricated shingles & diamond-shaped louvered opening. Porch with simple slender monumental square columns (part of porch is in deteriorated condition). Left side facade: 2 2-story projecting bays. Right side: 2-story projecting rectangular bay. OUTBUILDINGS: garage
altered: two-tiered veranda originally on house, changed by Mr. Rentz, a building contractor, who remodeled the house as it now appears.
Historical Information:
Built by C. R. Brabham. The house was later owned by Dr. George F. Hair. In addition to his dentistry practice, Dr. Hair served on the Bamberg Board of Health in 1905 and as mayor of the town 1907-1909.
Source of Historical Information:
"East Railroad Avenue, Bamberg, S. C.";Margaret Lawrence, 111 Felder Street. Bamberg. S. C.
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