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Greek Revival: a style almost exclusive to the south. Many of these gorgeous structures were destroyed during the Civil War. Fortunately, several managed to survive. Some were abandoned due to financial losses, but saved and restored over the years.


The William Gibbes House at 64 South Battery in Charleston, South Carolina, was built about 1772, & is one of the nation's finest examples of classical Georgian architecture. The Gibbes House is set on the north side of South Battery, at the southern end of the historic Charleston peninsula. It is a two-story wood frame structure, set on a high stone foundation. It is covered by a hip roof with a front-facing gable, & is sheathed in wooden clapboard siding. The main facade is five bays wide