City Directories and History: GAILLARD-BARKER BUILDING
Constructed circa 1810; rehabilitated mid-1980s
Built on a lot owned by the estate of Theodore Gaillard Sr., this three-and-a-half-story building exemplifies Federal style brick construction in Charleston with many later repairs and alterations. Flemish bond walls and a sawtooth brick cornice are examples of this masonry work. The building passed to the wholesale grocer O. F. Wieters in 1887.
The Buildings of Charleston – J.H. Poston for the Historic Charleston Foundation, 1997
Other sources: Charleston Tax Payers of Charleston, SC in 1860-61, Dwelling Houses of Charleston by Alice R.H. Smith – 1917, Charleston 1861 Census Schedule, and a 1872 Bird’s Eye View of Charleston, S.C. The Hist. Charleston Foundation may also have additional data at: Past Perfect
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