• South Carolina
  • About
  • Contact Us
Caldwell-Johnson-Morris Cottage

Caldwell-Johnson-Morris Cottage – Anderson, South Carolina

South Carolina  |  SC Picture Project  |  Anderson County Photos  |  Caldwell-Johnson-Morris Cottage

The Caldwell-Johnson-Morris Cottage sits at 220 East Morris Street in Anderson.

Caldwell Johnson Morris Cottage

Bill Fitzpatrick of Taylors © Do Not Use Without Written Consent

The Caldwell-Johnson-Morris Cottage is listed in the National Register, which describes it as follows:

The Caldwell-Johnson-Morris Cottage was built ca. 1851 by Nancy M. Caldwell. The house is a perfect example of the “raised cottage” genre of houses which were built extensively in the nineteenth century. A one-story, raised brick basement elevates the house and gives the effect of a two-story dwelling. The fa├žade has high wooden steps which lead to a pedimented portico on the main floor level. This central portico is supported by four square columns and is enclosed with a balustrade. The house stands out for several blocks due to its situation as an island with access streets on all sides.

The house was also home to Dr. William Bullein Johnson, a Baptist minister, leader, and pioneer in the area of female education. In 1830, he began a twenty-two year career as principal of the Edgefield Female Academy. In 1853 Dr. Johnson assumed to role of chancellor and teacher at Johnson Female University, the forerunner of Anderson College.

Many thanks to Bill Fitzpatrick of Taylors for sharing this shot. Bill enjoys the singular distinction of being the only person ever to have visited all 1,400 of South Carolina’s National Historic Landmarks. He has published several helpful e-books which serve as invaluable travel guides to the Palmetto State.

Caldwell-Johnson-Morris Cottage Info

Address: 220 East Morris Street, Anderson, SC 29621

Caldwell-Johnson-Morris Cottage Map

Caldwell-Johnson-Morris Cottage – Add Info and More Photos

The purpose of the South Carolina Picture Project is to celebrate the beauty of the Palmetto State and create a permanent digital repository for our cultural landmarks and natural landscapes. We invite you to add additional pictures (paintings, photos, etc) of Caldwell-Johnson-Morris Cottage, and we also invite you to add info, history, stories, and travel tips. Together, we hope to build one of the best and most loved SC resources in the world!

If You Don't Have a Facebook Account, Please Comment Below

One Comment about Caldwell-Johnson-Morris Cottage

Angie FinazzoNo Gravatar says:
August 8th, 2014 at 6:28 pm

Mr. Fitzpatrick, my name is Angie Finazzo. My first restaurant was the Morris Street Room. It was in the Johnson Caldwell House. I have some items that I purchased that came from the original house. Do you have name of the owner of the home now? I would be interested in talking to him.


SC Gifts
SC Newsletter

SC Hotels
Charleston Hotels
Columbia Hotels
Greenville Hotels

SC Real Estate
Charleston Real Estate
Columbia Real Estate
Greenville Real Estate

SC Jobs
Charleston Jobs
Columbia Jobs
Greenville Jobs