Tom Williams House

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Tom Williams House
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Location0.25 miles west of Williams on South Carolina Highway 362, near Williams, South Carolina
Coordinates 33°2′16″N80°51′14″W / 33.03778°N 80.85389°W / 33.03778; -80.85389 Coordinates: 33°2′16″N80°51′14″W / 33.03778°N 80.85389°W / 33.03778; -80.85389
Area1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built1914 (1914)
NRHP reference No. 73001706 [1]
Added to NRHPApril 26, 1973

Tom Williams House is a historic home located near Williams, Colleton County, South Carolina. The house dates to the 19th century, and is a one-story, clapboard dogtrot style house on brick piers and with a spraddle roof. It features a front porch supported by six tapered, hand-hewn columns. The house was owned by and housed the family of Tom Williams, a much respected middle class farmer who donated land for the town that was named in his honor. In 1914, it was used as a tenant house for the Warren and Griffin Lumber Company. [2] [3]

It was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1973. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. "Tom Williams House, Colleton County (S.C. Hwy. 362, Williams vicinity)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 25 February 2014.
  3. Carol Collyar (March 1973). "Tom Williams House" (PDF). National Register of Historic Places nomination. NRHP. Retrieved 25 February 2014.