Red Doe

Red Doe (HMOXW)

Location: Quinby, SC 29506 Florence County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 10.513', W 79° 38.903'

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This house was built in 1846 for Evander A. Gregg (1818-1874), a planter in what was Marion District. Its high masonry basement and porch form, indigenous to northeastern S.C., make it a fine example of a raised Carolina cottage. It was acquired by R.L. Singletary (1830-1910) in 1867 and by J.W. Wallace (1861-1928) in 1912. The plantation was named Red Doe in the 1930s.

"Red Doe" refers to an incident during the Revolution when Patriot scout Andrew Hunter escaped on "Red Doe," the horse of Loyalist Col. David Fanning. Red Doe, restored by Chisolm and Annie Wallace in 1940, was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. In 2006 Robert P. Wilkins donated it to a nonprofit group for preservation.
Marker Number21-27
Year Placed2009
Placed ByThe Florence City and County Historical Commission
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Date Added Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 10:53am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 624566 N 3782409
Decimal Degrees34.17521667, -79.64838333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 10.513', W 79° 38.903'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 10' 30.78" N, 79° 38' 54.18" W
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Area Code(s)843
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1132 Francis Marion Rd, Quinby SC 29506, US
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