Ernest L. Hazelius House

Ernest L. Hazelius House is a historic home located at Lexington, Lexington County, South Carolina. It was built about 1830, and is a one-story, rectangular frame dwelling with a hall and parlor plan and four small bedrooms across the rear. It was the home of Ernest L. Hazelius, a clergyman of the Lutheran Church, academician, philosopher, author, and educator.[2][3] The house was also the location where the traveling evangelist Charlie Tillman wrote down the song "Give Me that Old Time Religion" after hearing African-American citizens singing it.

Ernest L. Hazelius House
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Ernest L. Hazelius House, August 2012
Ernest L. Hazelius House is located in South Carolina
Ernest L. Hazelius House
Ernest L. Hazelius House is located in the United States
Ernest L. Hazelius House
LocationFox St., Lexington, South Carolina
Coordinates33°59′14″N 81°14′26″W / 33.98722°N 81.24056°W / 33.98722; -81.24056Coordinates: 33°59′14″N 81°14′26″W / 33.98722°N 81.24056°W / 33.98722; -81.24056
Area0.8 acres (0.32 ha)
Builtc. 1830 (1830)
NRHP reference No.73001717[1]
Added to NRHPMay 11, 1973

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973 [1] and became a part of the Lexington County Museum in 1974, where it serves as the museum's tour office.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Betty Myers; Tray Stephenson; Mary Ann Eddy (January 1975). "Ernest L. Hazelius House" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. Retrieved June 2014. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)
  3. ^ "Ernest L. Hazelius House, Lexington County (Fox St., Lexington)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved June 2014. Check date values in: |accessdate= (help)