Berean Presbyterian Church

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Negro Library
Street Address:
602 Carteret St.;(Beaufort County)

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Tax Number:
R120 004 000 0632 0000
Date Surveyed:
September 2 1997
Construction Date:
circa 1900
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Roof Shape:
gable (end to front)
Porch Width:
entrance bay only
National Register Determination:
contributes to listed district
Signficant Architectural Features:
Former church aligned east/west. Entrance east via small pedimented porch carried on turned columns. Pedimented window right and left. End gable facade filled with decorative shingle in various designs. Small belfry above. South facade incorporates
Historical Information:
The building is indicated in its present configuration on the 1905 Sanborn insurance map of Beaufort and was used as an African-American Presbyterian church until at least 1924. The building was purchased from the synod and became the library for the cou
Source of Historical Information:
Historic Beaufort Foundation historic sites survey files. Hillary Barnwell
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