Summerville Historic District (Summerville, South Carolina)

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Summerville Historic District
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Summerville Historic District (Summerville, South Carolina) is located in South Carolina
Summerville Historic District (Summerville, South Carolina)
Summerville Historic District (Summerville, South Carolina) is located in the United States
Summerville Historic District (Summerville, South Carolina)
LocationRoughly bounded by S. Railroad Ave., Magnolia, Main Sts. and town boundary, Summerville, South Carolina
Coordinates33°00′53″N 80°10′59″W / 33.01472°N 80.18306°W / 33.01472; -80.18306Coordinates: 33°00′53″N 80°10′59″W / 33.01472°N 80.18306°W / 33.01472; -80.18306
Area607 acres (246 ha)
Architectural styleStick/eastlake, Queen Anne, Shingle Style
NRHP reference No.76001701[1]
Added to NRHPMay 19, 1976

Summerville Historic District is a national historic district located at Summerville, Dorchester County, South Carolina. The district encompasses 700 contributing buildings in the village of Summerville. About 70 percent of the buildings predate World War I. The buildings include raised cottages, Greek Revival influenced, and Victorian / Queen Anne and other turn of the 20th century structures are found throughout. In addition to residential structures, the district includes churches and commercial buildings—most dating from around 1900. Notable buildings include Tupper's Drug Store, O. J. Sire's Commercial Building, White Gables, Pettigru-Lebby House Gazebo, Summerville Presbyterian Church, Wesley United Methodist Church, and the Squirrel Inn.[2][3]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ David Moltke Hansen; Elias Bull & Mrs. W.A. McIntosh (December 1975). "Summerville Historic District" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. Retrieved 5 July 2012.
  3. ^ "Summervile Historic District, Dorchester County (Summerville)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 5 July 2012. and accompanying map