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Photo: Nathaniel Ingraham House 2 Water St. c.1810

Water Street follows the course of Vanderhorst Creek, the waterway down which William, Lord Campbell, the last Royal Governor of South Carolina, slipped in his flight from the rebel city.
(Rogers, Charleston in the Age of the Pinckneys , p. 65; Fraser Reminiscences , pp. 30-31)


2 Water St. c.1810

IMAGE: SEE ABOVE-- Nathaniel lngraham, a merchant, built this house c. 1810-12. Subsequently, Confederate historian Edward L. Wells (1839-1917) lived here. Mansard c. 1870s.
(Greene, unpub. MS.; SCHS)


14 Water St. c.1769

-- This house was built, signed and dated by Thomas Young, in 1769. Young also built the brick house at 35 Church, c. 1770. The bridge across Vanderhorst Creek was named for him. Note the Mutual lnsurance Company fire insurance marker on the Church Street side. Also known as 45 Church St.
(Stoney, N&C, April 20, 1958; Stoney, This is Charleston , p. 28)