Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Ward HouseI Liberty Lodge*

Marker ID: SCHM 22-33
Location: 520 Myrtle Avenue, Pawleys Island
County: Georgetown
Coordinates: N 33° 25.112    W 079° 07.713
  33.418533    -79.12855
Style: Free Standing **


This house, one of the oldest on Pawleys, was reputedly moved here after 1858. It stands on land once owned by area rice planter Joshua J. Ward (1800-1853), who was Lt. Gov. of SC 1850-52. The house has hand-hewn sills and joists and mortise-and-tenon joints. It remained in the Ward family until 1912, when sold to
Cornelia C. Ehrich, who named it Liberty Lodge. Ownership is still in this family.

Erected by Pawleys Island Civic Association -I 993