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William Enston Home, Memorial Hall, 900 King Street, Charleston, Charleston County, SC

William Enston Home, Memorial Hall, 900 King Street, Charleston, Charleston County, SC

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Significance: By 1882 it had been decided to reserve ground at the center of the site for a memorial to Home founder William Enston. The earliest plans called simply for a statue, but in 1888 the city of Charleston funded construction of the two-story Memorial Hall. Featured here is a bronze bust of Enston by noted sculptor Edward Valentine.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: N231
Survey number: HABS SC-686-C
National Register of Historic Places NRIS Number: 96000493

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Price, Virginia B, transmitter
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Charleston, South Carolina, United States32.80170, -79.94861
Google Map of 32.801697, -79.948607
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