|Location||87 Church St., Charleston, South Carolina|
|NRHP Reference #||70000576|
|Added to NRHP||April 15, 1970|
|Designated NHL||April 15, 1970|
Heyward-Washington House is a historic house museum in Charleston, South Carolina that is owned and operated by the Charleston Museum. Furnished for the late 18th century, the house includes a collection of Charleston-made furniture. Other structures include the carriage shed and 1740s kitchen building.
The South Carolina Department of Archives and History summary is here.
The house is located in the downtown Historic District within the area of the original walled city. Rice planter Daniel Heyward built the house in 1772 for his son, Thomas Heyward, Jr., who became a patriot leader and was a signer of the Declaration of Independence.
Henry William Fuseler, Born February 16, 1854, lived in The Heyward-Washington House and operated a bakery from around 1883 to 1925.
The Charleston Museum purchased the house in 1929 and opened it as a historic house museum in 1930.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23.
- "Heyward-Washington House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-02-27.
- James Dillon (1978). PDF (32 KB). National Park Service and PDF (32 KB)
- "Heyward-Washington House, Charleston County (87 Church St., Charleston)". National Register Properties in South Carolina listing. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 2008-03-17.
- http://www.charlestonmuseum.org/topic.asp?id=21 Charleston Museum
- Heyward-Washington House, Charleston County (87 Church St., Charleston), at South Carolina Department of Archives and History
- The Heyward-Washington House, at The Charleston Museum
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