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Caleb Coker House, Circa 1832. Seven acres in SC. $75,000

December 18, 2018

The Caleb Coker house was built in 1832 for Caleb Coker who was a merchant and director of Cheraw and Darlington Railroad. This was also the birthplace of his son, Major James Lide Coker, founder of Coker College. Located on seven acres in Society Hill, South Carolina. Three bedrooms, one bathroom, and 2,800 square feet. $75,000

From the listing:


The Caleb Coker house, built ca. 1832, is a wonderful un-restored historic home in the heart of the Pee Dee region of South Carolina. It was the home of Caleb Coker (1802~1869) and the birthplace of his son, Maj. James Lide Coker (1837~1918), who was a Confederate officer, industrialist, philanthropist, and founder of Coker College. Caleb Coker was a merchant, a director of the Cheraw & Darlington RR, librarian of the Society Hill Library Society, and a charter member of the Darlington Agricultural Society.
This house is being sold for the purposes of attracting a responsible owner who will renovate and create a home or business. It can be lived in, leased out, or invested in and sold for a profit. Preservation South is the owner and is South Carolina’s statewide non profit historic preservation organization whose mission is to preserve, protect, and advocate for the historic structures of South Carolina. Every year South Carolina loses great homes like this to neglect. Please share this opportunity to anyone you know who might be interested.

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