Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Elizabeth White House*

Marker ID: SCHM 43-27
Location: In front o/the house, 421 North Main St., Sumter
County: Sumter
Coordinates: N 33° 55.678    W 080° 20.481
  33.92796666    -80.34135
Style: Free Standing **


The Elizabeth White House, built about 1854, was for many years the home of Miss White (1893 - 1976), a Sumter native who was an internationally - acclaimed artist and lifelong patron of the arts. White, who studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, is best known for her etchings of South Carolina scenes. This Greek Revival cottage was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.

Erected by the Sumter County Historical Society - 1996