Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Leroy Springs House

Marker ID: SCHM 29-17
Location: Corner of Gay and Catawba Streets, Lancaster, SC
County: Lancaster
Coordinates: N 34° 43.104    W 080° 46.266
  34.7184    -80.7711
Style: Free Standing **


The original part of this house was built by Robert W. Gill soon after he purchased the lot in 1828. About thirty years later, it was enlarged by Samuel B. Massey. Local textile manufacturer and banker Co!. Leroy Springs remodeled the house 1906-1907. Springs´ son Elliott, noted author and World War I flying ace, was born here, 1896. The house became city hall after a 19571ease-purchase agreement with the city of Lancaster.

Erected by Lancaster County Historical Commission - 1988