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Brushy Creek (Greenville, South Carolina)

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Built  c. 1836 (1836)
NRHP Reference #  99000102
Added to NRHP  6 October 1999
Architectural style  Upcountry farmhouse
Area  8 ha
Brushy Creek (Greenville, South Carolina)
Location  327 Rice St., Greenville, South Carolina
Address  327 Rice St, Greenville, SC 29605, USA

Brushy Creek, also known as Vardry McBee House and Alexander McBee House, is a historic home located at Greenville, South Carolina. It was built about 1836 as a 1 1/2-story, frame farmhouse. In 1924, the house was expanded with the addition of a one-story frame room, that incorporated the formerly separate kitchen into the house itself. Further renovations were made in 1938–1939 and 1951. Also on the property are a log barn, a brick shed, a well house, and the ruins of a grist mill. It was the home of Vardry McBee (1775–1864), prominent 19th-century businessman, entrepreneur, and delegate to the Secession Convention of Greenville District known as the “Father of Greenville,” and his son Alexander McBee (1822–1897), prominent 19th-century businessman, banker, and state representative of Greenville District.

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.


Brushy Creek (Greenville, South Carolina) Wikipedia

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