Ketchin Building

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Ketchin Building
Ketchin Building.jpg
Ketchin Building, July 2012
Ketchin Building is located in South Carolina
Ketchin Building
Location 231 S. Congress St., Winnsboro, South Carolina
Coordinates 34°22′33″N 81°5′8″W / 34.37583°N 81.08556°W / 34.37583; -81.08556Coordinates: 34°22′33″N 81°5′8″W / 34.37583°N 81.08556°W / 34.37583; -81.08556
Area 0.4 acres (0.16 ha)
Built c. 1830 (1830)
Architectural style Federal
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 70000588[1]
Added to NRHP December 18, 1970

Ketchin Building, also known as the Fairfield County Historical Museum, is a historic building located at Winnsboro, Fairfield County, South Carolina. It was built about 1830, and is a three-story, five bay, Federal style brick building with a hipped roof. Originally built as a dwelling, it was sold in 1852 and was used as a school for girls until closed by the American Civil War.[2][3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Norman McCorkle (August 1970). "Ketchin Building" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. Retrieved 5 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Ketchin Building, Fairfield County (231 S. Congress St., Winnsboro)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 5 July 2012. 

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