713 Bay St.;(Beaufort County)
R120 004 000 0947 0000
August 5 1941
Vacant/Not In Use
National Register Determination:
Non-contributing in listed district
Signficant Architectural Features:
Currently open parcel, with above ground traces of tabby wall to east. Site has extensive below ground basement foundation of c. 1765 tabby house owned by Daniel DeSaussure before the American Revolution.
Structure destroyed in "Great" Beaufort fire of 1907
Civil War period photographs show 3 story tabby house on site, 3 bays wide with tiered porch facing south. Excavation (1996) confirms house was raised on tabby basement, much of which survives below ground.
Source of Historical Information:
For full description and citations see Brooker, C. (1997) "Guide to John Mark Verdier House", Historic Beaufort Foundation