South Carolina Department of Archives and History
National Register Properties in South Carolina

Boone-Douthit House, Anderson County (1000 Milwee Creek Rd., Pendleton vicinity)
S1081770400701 S1081770400702 S1081770400703 S1081770400704 S1081770400705
Facade Right Oblique Right Elevation Left Elevation Rear Elevation
S1081770400706 S1081770400707 S1081770400708 S1081770400709 S1081770400710
Main Entrance Interior
Closet, built in
drawers and
cabinet
Interior
Butler's Pantry
Interior
Mortise and peg
construction
Interior
roof joists
S1081770400711 S1081770400712 S1081770400713 S1081770400714 S1081770400715
Outbuilding
Servants quarters
Outbuilding
Drs. Office
Outbuilding
Seed House
Outbuilding
Corn Crib
Outbuilding
Barn
S1081770400716 S1081770400717      
First Floor Plan Second Floor Plan

The Boone-Douthit House is an excellent example of an upstate South Carolina plantation house that was expanded as its occupants’ needs changed over the years and as these occupants pursued other interests. The original fašade bears features of simplified Greek Revival architecture. The main house was built in at least three stages. The original house is believed to have been built in 1849, and is a two-story I-House with two rooms on either side of a central hallway on the first floor and two rooms, a narrow connecting hallway, and a small enclosed center room on the second floor. A shed roof in back covered a single story with two additional rooms and a rearward continuation of the central hallway. Two massive brick chimneys are located at the rear of the two-story section. Two additions, rear ells, were added around 1900. The site includes five additional buildings of historical significance: a large barn, a secondary house, an early building that may have served as a doctors office, a small storage building, and another small building that may have been used for silkworm culture. Listed in the National Register July 3, 1997.

View the complete text of the nomination form for this National Register Property.

Most National Register properties are privately owned and are not open to the public. The privacy of owners should be respected. Not all properties retain the same integrity as when originally documented and listed in the National Register due to changes and modifications over time.

Images and texts on these pages are intended for research or educational use. Please read our statement on use and reproduction for further information on how to obtain a photocopy or how to cite an item.


Images provided by the South Carolina Department of Archives and History.