John Rutledge Home

John Rutledge Home (HMI96)

Location: Charleston, SC 29401 Charleston County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 46.578', W 79° 56.019'

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This house, built before the American Revolution, was the residence of John Rutledge (1739-1800), first Governor of the State of South Carolina. He was President of South Carolina, 1776-78, and Governor, 1779-82, signer of the U. S. Constitution, 1787, Chief Justice of South Carolina 1791-95, and Chief Justice of the United States, 1795. The house was altered in 1853 by P. H. Hammarskold, who added the ornamental iron.
HM NumberHMI96
Series This marker is part of the National Historic Landmarks series
Marker Number10-12
Year Placed1973
Placed ByThe Society Daughters of Colonial Wars in the State of South Carolina
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 599866 N 3626991
Decimal Degrees32.77630000, -79.93365000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 46.578', W 79° 56.019'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 46' 34.68" N, 79° 56' 1.14" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 116-120 Broad St, Charleston SC 29401, US
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