This Neoclassical house in Barnwell was built around 1918. Called the J.O. Patterson, Jr. House, it was built for James O’Hanlon Patterson, Jr., the son of J.O. Patterson, a notable South Carolina statesman. The elder Patterson served as a probate judge in Barnwell before serving the state as a member of the House of Representatives from 1899 through 1904. He then served in the United States Congress from 1905 until 1911. He briefly returned to practicing law following his term in Congress before his death later that year. The home stands across the street from the Fuller House, which serves as the Barnwell County Museum.
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