Cathcart-Ketchin House / Catharine Ladd

Cathcart-Ketchin House / Catharine Ladd (HM9AU)

Location: Winnsboro, SC 29180 Fairfield County
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N 34° 22.641', W 81° 5.13'

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Cathcart-Ketchin House
Richard Cathcart purchased this lot from John McMaster in 1829, and it is thought he built the present federal-style house shortly thereafter. The house has had a number of owners including Priscilla Ketchin, who purchased it in 1874. The building was deeded to Fairfield County in 1969 by Ella Cathcart Wilburn and Carrie Cathcart Owings and was entered in the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.

Catharine Ladd
Born in Virginia in 1810, playwright, poet, and educator, Catharine Stratton Ladd married George Ladd, an artist who had studied with Samuel F. B. Morse. The Ladds owned this house from 1852 until 1862. Mrs. Ladd was principal of the Winnsboro Female Institute and during the War Between the States was president of the Fairfield District Ladies' Relief Association. She died 1899 and is buried at Salem Presbyterian Church.
HM NumberHM9AU
Marker Number20-14
Year Placed1979
Placed ByFairfield County Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 3:44am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 492139 N 3804000
Decimal Degrees34.37735000, -81.08550000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 22.641', W 81° 5.13'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 22' 38.46" N, 81° 5' 7.80" W
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Area Code(s)803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 229-231 S Congress St, Winnsboro SC 29180, US
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