Walterboro Library Society Building

Coordinates: 32°54′12″N 80°39′8″W / 32.90333°N 80.65222°W / 32.90333; -80.65222
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Walterboro Library Society Building
Library, Wichman Street & North Miller (moved from Fishburn, Walterboro (Colleton County, South Carolina).jpg
Library, HABS Photo, 1934
Walterboro Library Society Building is located in South Carolina
Walterboro Library Society Building
Walterboro Library Society Building is located in the United States
Walterboro Library Society Building
Location801 Wichman St., Walterboro, South Carolina
Coordinates32°54′12″N 80°39′8″W / 32.90333°N 80.65222°W / 32.90333; -80.65222
Area0.3 acres (0.12 ha)
Built1820 (1820)
NRHP reference No.71000767[1]
Added to NRHPOctober 14, 1971

Walterboro Library Society Building is a historic library building located at Walterboro, Colleton County, South Carolina. It was built in 1820, and is a small, white, Federal style frame building with a side-gabled roof. The front façade features a Palladian-style door surround capped by a fanlight. The building is occupied by the Colleton County Historical Society. When Walterboro was incorporated in 1826, the town boundaries were established as "3/4 of a mile in every direction from the Walterboro Library."[2][3]

It was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.[1] It is located in the Walterboro Historic District.


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ "Walterboro Library Society Building, Colleton County (801 Wichman St., Walterboro)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 25 February 2014.
  3. ^ Nancy R. Ruhf (January 1971). "Walterboro Library Society Building" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places nomination. NRHP. Retrieved 25 February 2014.

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