“Walterboro contractor – mechanic, O. Trezevant Canady, builds his own fine home as well as a number of others.”
City Directories and History: Click here to learn more about the Walterboro Historic District and this site. (The O. T. Canady Home)
This is one of Roots and Recall’s favorite houses in Walterboro. It is not the most beautiful or largest, it simply offers a nice look at what individuals were building in downtown Walterboro.
Built before 1890 by O.T. Canady, a “mechanic” who apparently built several houses in Walterboro, this one-story frame house has a large
gable, with an over-sized louvered opening, extending over the center portion of the veranda . The veranda has turned Victorian posts and an entablature with a decorated frieze. A bracketed cornice under the extension is repeated in the gable. The centered entrance, with transom and sidelights, is flanked by paired windows. (SCDAH)
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