The original part of this building is the portion shown from the front, with it's four plain Doric Columns, curved staircases, and arched basement entrances. It was built in 1822 by William N. Thompson, and is said to have been a design of Robert Mills. It was altered and enlarged in 1939. Source: "Backward Glances", copyright 1976 by Colleton Artists Guild.
Photo above by Pat Sabin