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Photography Collection

56 Pitt Street


Photographic postcard (scan) featuring 56 Pitt Street, "The Colonial," when it was operated as a guest house. Features two photographic views of the building -- front and side.

Captioned: "The Colonial, Mrs. W.H. Cogswell, Hostess, 56 Pitt Street, Charleston, S.C. Central - Furnace Heated - Quiet. Phone 4180."

Photograph caption: "Built about 1790. Cogswell residence since 1871."

House was moved to 187 Wentworth Street in 1981 by Historic Charleston Foundation when it was threatened with demolition.

Item Details

Object ID: 2016.006.13
Date: Undated
Guesthouses--South Carolina--Charleston
Historic Buildings--South Carolina--Charleston