Historic Markers Across South Carolina

Bratton House Site

Marker ID: SCHM 46-11
Location: 8 Congress Street, York
County: York
Coordinates: N 34° 59.607    W 081° 14.54
  34.99345    -81.24233333
Style: Free Standing **


Robert Clendinen, Yorkville lawyer and South Carolina senator from York District (1816 - 30), purchased this land in 1813. The house, which he built here before his death in 1830, was acquired in 1847 by Dr. James Rufus Bratton, a surgeon in the Confederate Army. It was razed in 1956.

Erected by York County Historical Commission - 1977


Two sided - Jefferson Davis' Flight