Wigg-Barnwell House

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This historic colonial house served as a hospital during the civil war, and is rumoured to be haunted. Visitors claim to have heard strange noises, have felt cold spots and have seen the apparition of a soldier.

(Submitted by Callum Swift)

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Geographic Information

501 King Street
Beaufort, SC
United States

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32.434621, -80.66828499999997
Beaufort County, South Carolina
Nearest Towns:
Beaufort, SC (0.2 mi.)
Burton, SC (3.2 mi.)
Port Royal, SC (4.1 mi.)
Shell Point, SC (5.3 mi.)
Laurel Bay, SC (6.9 mi.)
Hilton Head Island, SC (15.9 mi.)
Bluffton, SC (17.7 mi.)
Ridgeland, SC (18.5 mi.)
Edisto Beach, SC (19.7 mi.)
Yemassee, SC (20.6 mi.)


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