Thomas Bee's House

Thomas Bee's House (HMWA0)

Location: Charleston, SC 29401 Charleston County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 46.533', W 79° 55.733'

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94 Church Street

— circa 1730 —

Thomas Bee, a leader in the
colonial government and
a patriot of the Revolution,
built this fine house about
1730. A later owner was
Governor Joseph Alston
and his wife, Theodosia,
daughter of Aaron Burr.
She was mysteriously lost
at sea in 1812.
The Nullification Movement
that split the nation
started here in 1832.
John C. Calhoun, S.C. Governor
Robert Hayne, General James
Hamilton and other leaders
drafted the nullification
papers in the second floor
drawing room. The first
floor sitting room was the
location of the original
headquarters of Historic
Charleston Foundation.
HM NumberHMWA0
Series This marker is part of the South Carolina: Preservation Society of Charleston series
Historical Period18th Century
Historical PlaceHome
Marker TypeHistoric Building
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleMounted
Year Placed2003
Placed ByPreservation Society of Charleston
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 4:26pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 600314 N 3626912
Decimal Degrees32.77555000, -79.92888333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 46.533', W 79° 55.733'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 46' 31.9800" N, 79° 55' 43.9800" W
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Area Code(s)843
Is marker in the median?No
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 92 Church St, Charleston SC 29401, US
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