This Queen Anne Victorian was built in the mid-1880s. Meyer Wachtel was a dry goods merchant who moved to the United States from Germany. His son, Manning, stayed in Chester after his parents passed away and became a dry goods merchant. I was not able to confirm if he took over a family business.
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Williamsville AME Zion Church-Chester County, South Carolina
Pleasant Grove Preabyterian Church-Chester, South Carolina
The church was founded in 1847.
Black Rock School-Chester County, South Carolina
The adjacent Black Rock Baptist Church was founded in 1874. By 1884, the church was educating Black schoolchildren. A one room schoolhouse was built around the turn of the century. It was used until 1957 when school consolidation began.