Robinson-Hiller House

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Robinson-Hiller House
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Robinson-Hiller House is located in South Carolina
Robinson-Hiller House
Location 113 Virginia St., Chapin, South Carolina
Coordinates 34°9′57″N 81°21′20″W / 34.16583°N 81.35556°W / 34.16583; -81.35556Coordinates: 34°9′57″N 81°21′20″W / 34.16583°N 81.35556°W / 34.16583; -81.35556
Area 2.4 acres (0.97 ha)
Built 1902
Architectural style Queen Anne
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 98000420[1]
Added to NRHP May 18, 1998

The Robinson-Hiller House in Chapin, Lexington County, South Carolina, was built in 1902.[2][3] It is significant as a Queen Anne house and for being associated with Charles Plumber Robinson (1867-1944), a businessman who founded C.P. Robinson Lumber Company and other enterprises, and his wife Sarah "Eddie" Smithson Robinson, a "social activist and officer of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union." In 1919, after the Robinsons left Chapin, the house was acquired by James Haltiwanger Hiller.[4]

It was listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places in 1998.[1] It is currently a commercial spa.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Marshall, Dale M. (August 21, 1997). "Robinson-Hiller House" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. Retrieved 24 July 2012. 
  3. ^ "Robinson-Hiller House, Lexington County (113 Virginia St., Chapin)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 24 July 2012. 
  4. ^ SCDAH writeup