Pegues Place, also known as the Claudius Pegues House, is a historic home located near Wallace, Marlboro County, South Carolina. It was built about 1770, and is a two-story Georgian white frame house with a one-story, full façade porch. A wing was added in the late-19th century. Also on the property are contributing barns, a cotton gin, wash house, log smoke house, carriage house, and greenhouse. On May 3, 1781, it was the site of the only agreement for the exchange of prisoners of war signed by Lt. Col. Edward Carrington (for Gen. Nathanael Greene) and Capt. Frederick Cornwallis (for Gen. Earl Cornwallis).[2][3]

Pegues Place
Pegues Place, December 2012
Pegues Place is located in South Carolina
Pegues Place
Pegues Place is located in the United States
Pegues Place
LocationNorth of Wallace, off U.S. Route 1, near Wallace, South Carolina
Coordinates34°48′02″N 79°54′40″W / 34.80056°N 79.91111°W / 34.80056; -79.91111
Area14 acres (5.7 ha)
Builtc. 1770 (1770)
NRHP reference No.71000790[1]
Added to NRHPJanuary 25, 1971

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Mrs. James W. Fant (August 1970). "Pegues Place" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. Retrieved 24 July 2012.
  3. ^ "Pegues Place, Marlboro County (S.C. Sec. Rd. 266, Wallace vicinity)". National Register Properties in South Carolina. South Carolina Department of Archives and History. Retrieved 24 July 2012.