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Gateway to Simonton House

Gateway to Simonton House Charleston South Carolina
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Stock #: 23428
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Charleston
State: South Carolina (SC)
County: Berkeley,Charleston
Publisher: Martschink Co.
Postmark: 1940
PM City: Charleston
PM State: SC
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Gateway to Simonton house built 1776. This gate, now standing in Legare Street, is a splendid and artistic criterion of the iron work of the early 10th century. It once stood at the entrance of the old guard house on the site of the present Post Office, and because of the beautifully tapered blades at its waist on each door is called the "Sword Gate."