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Henry Lee Scarborough House, Sumter County (425 N. Main St., Sumter)
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Built in 1908-08, the Henry Lee Scarborough House is on of the few remaining examples of early twentieth-century Neo-Classical Revival architecture in Sumter. The house stood in a residential neighborhood just a few blocks north of the heart of downtown Sumter. This neighborhood featured large houses on spacious lots until the 1950s, when most of the historic houses fell to the wrecking ball in the name of progress. Henry Lee Scarborough was one of the leading agriculturists in Sumter County. He was also very active as a public servant and in civic affairs. A full-fašade porch supported by massive columns crowned with Corinthian capitals dominates the house. The interior of the house reflects the rich woodwork typical of the style. Listed in the National Register January 20, 1995.

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