Gabriel Manigault

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Gabriel Manigault (March 17, 1758 – November 4, 1809) was an American architect. He was born in Charleston, South Carolina, went to study in Geneva, Switzerland, and London, and came back to Charleston after the American Revolutionary War.[1] He died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His great-grandfather was Pierre Manigault (1664-1729), a French Huguenot who was born in La Rochelle, France and settled in Charleston. His father was Peter Manigault (1731-1773), the wealthiest person in British North America in 1770.

He employed Greek Revival and Adamesque styles.

His works include:

In Charleston, he designed only five homes.[1] He may have designed Presqui'ile and William Blacklock House.


  1. ^ a b c Tray Stephenson and Bernard Kearse (April 19, 1993), National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Joseph Manigault House (pdf), National Park Service  and Accompanying one photo, exterior, from 1960 (32 KB)