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2017 Holiday Tour of Homes

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 The Colleton County Historical and Preservation Society presents its annual Holiday Tour of Homes Historic Homes and Landmarks.  The tour will be December 3, 2017 from 1:00 pm—4:00 pm.  A reception at the Bedon-Lucas House will begin at 4 p.m.  …

The Bedon-Lucas House

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Written by:  A. Karel Horn November 20, 2014 The Bedon-Lucas house is one of the few remaining high-houses in Colleton County.  Located in the heart of Walterboro, South Carolina’s Historic District this beautiful house reminds visitors and locals alike the …

The Little Library

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Written by A. Karel Horn November 20, 2014 The Walterborough Library Society Building is the oldest public building in Walterboro.  This little building holds a strong legacy and is definitely worth getting a closer look.  This small building is known …

Catholic Hill

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Written by:  A. Karel Horn November 18, 2014 If you’re driving down Hendersonville highway to or from Yemassee you might notice a small green sign proclaiming “Catholic Hill.”   St. James the Greater Church was originally built in the area known …

The Walterboro Army Airfield and The Tuskegee Airmen

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Written by:  A. Karel Horn November 18, 2014 Anderson Airfield is a rural airfield now, but once it was an important Army Airfield during WWII.  When it was first built there were three unpaved landing strips and a mere 60 …

The Colleton County Courthouse

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Written by:  A. Karel Horn November 17, 2014 Prominently at the corner of Hampton Street and Jeffries Boulevard stands an impressive white building.  The eye-catching statue and soaring columns give it an air of splendor and majesty.  This is the …

The Nullification House

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Written By:  A. Karel Horn November 17, 2014 On Jeffries Boulevard in Walterboro, South Carolina there used to stand a house that was once owned by Robert Barnwell Rhett.  It’s unfortunate that despite efforts to acquire the property by the …

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2017 CCHAPS Board Members

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CCHAPS Board Members (as of 8/26/2017) President- Tom Whitacre Vice President Treasurer- Mary Z. Corbett Secretary- Debi Gilliam Director- John Wallace Historian (appointed) – Sarah Miller Administrative Assistant – Linda Lamb

Preservation Award Information

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Preservation Awards Nominations will be accepted until March 1 via email at info@cchaps, mail to 205 Church St., Walterboro, SC 29488 or call the office at 843-549-9633. There are several different categories for nominations, a brief description of each is …