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Edward Rutledge House

Historic house in South Carolina, United States / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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The Edward Rutledge House, also known as the Carter-May House and now The Governor's House Inn, is a historic house at 117 Broad Street in Charleston, South Carolina. This 18th-century house was the home of Founding Father Edward Rutledge (1749–1800), a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence and later Governor of South Carolina. Despite many changes to the house, it retains its 18th-century core dating to about 1760,[4] and was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1971.[1][3]

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Edward Rutledge House
Edward Rutledge House in 2011
Edward Rutledge House is located in South Carolina
Edward Rutledge House
Edward Rutledge House is located in the United States
Edward Rutledge House
Location117 Broad Street, Charleston, South Carolina
Coordinates32°46′34″N 79°56′2″W
Area1-acre (0.40 ha)[1]
ArchitectMiller & Fullerton
Part ofCharleston Historic District (ID66000964)
NRHP reference No.71000751
Significant dates
Added to NRHPNovember 11, 1971[2]
Designated NHLNovember 11, 1971[3]
Designated NHLDCPOctober 9, 1960
The Edward Rutledge House was heavily Victorianized during its ownership by the Wagener family as seen in this photo taken about 1890.