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This house was the home to the Charleston furniture maker, Thomas Elfe, who created about 1,500 pieces in his collection. His furniture was uniquely designed, from the legs to the drawer construction. The house represents the way a woodworker would have lived in the 1740s.

This pre-Revolutionary War single house is still a private home. The house boasts fine and rare woodwork including cabinetry and cornice moldings. Built prior to 1760 by Charleston's most famous cabinetmaker, this private residence is a perfectly scaled miniature of a Charleston single house. The Thomas Elfe House is open Monday through Friday with tours available at 10:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and noon.

Location: 54 Queen St, Charleston South Carolina 29401 Telephone 843-722-9161

Other History nearby:
(Charleston) Avery Research Center
(Beaufort) Beaufort Museum
(Charleston) Best Friend Museum and Shop
(Walterboro) Bonnie Doone Plantation
(Charleston) Boone Hall
(Charleston) Calhoun Mansion

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