Thomas's wife, Sabina, lived on the plantation until her death in 1741. Sabina was the last member of the Lynch family to reside on their Wando River property. Their son Thomas amassed his own fortune and resided at his principal home on Hopsewee Plantation near Georgetown. Thomas was a staunch patriot and was elected as a representative to the First Continental Congress. Sadly, he was struck down by a cerebral hemorrhage. His son, Thomas Lynch, Jr., signed the Declaration of Independence on behalf of his ailing father in 1776. In the 1990s, archaeologists located the foundation of Thomas Lynch's Brick House and a small brick kiln used to make bricks for its construction. A variety of household artifacts were found including a silver needle case engraved with Sabina Lynch's initials. The artifacts confirm that the house was built in the early 1700s. This may be the oldest house excavated in Mount Pleasant.
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|Date Added||Saturday, September 13th, 2014 at 9:24pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 608778 N 3640403|
|Decimal Degrees||32.89641667, -79.83693333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 32° 53.785', W 79° 50.216'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||32° 53' 47.10" N, 79° 50' 12.96" W|
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|Closest Postal Address||At or near 2052-2098 Laurel Springs Ln, Mt Pleasant SC 29466, US|
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