Broad Street (Commercial Building)

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Black and white photograph of the general view south (front) elevation of the old State Bank of South Carolina building located at 38 Broad Street.

Built c. 1801, the State Bank of South Carolina was first chartered here, moving in 1816 to 28 Broad Street. The Victorian facade is thought to have been added much later in 1877 after the building was purchased by Edward Barnwell.

Photographer Charles N. Bayless, funded by grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, photographed and recorded the Carolina Lowcountry between 1970 and 1988. The South Carolina Project took place between 1977 and 1979.