408 West St.;(Beaufort County)
R120 004 000 0798 0000
September 15 1997
Historic Core Shape:
Number of Stories:
Exterior Walls Materials:
National Register Determination:
contributes to listed district
Signficant Architectural Features:
2 story dwelling with wing right faces street to east. Main facade features 3 bays with central door flanked by double windows right and left approached via 2 story tiered porch. Porch supports are tapered posts with caps and bases carried on pedestals
extensive restoration to facilitate commercial usage.
Site in Forbes family ownership before Civil War occupation of Beaufort.
Sanborn Insurance Co. map shows building in this configuration 1924. Earlier (1899-1912) a different 2 story structure is illustrated. A 1987 demolition proposal was resolved by the
Source of Historical Information:
U.S. Direct Tax Commission map, 1862. Historic Beaufort Foundation historic sites survey files.