Cherokee Inn; Rhett House Inn
1009 Craven St.;(Beaufort County)
R120 004 000 0783 0000
July 18 1997
Historic Core Shape:
Number of Stories:
facade & left elevation
National Register Determination:
contributes to listed district
Signficant Architectural Features:
2 story framed Federal style dwelling raised on masonry basement now fronted by Greek Revival style porch south and west. 5 bay main facade faces S. has entrance with simple surround, a tripartite opening above giving access to upper porch level. Two
Civil War period photographs show no porch to west or entrance stair to east indicating present porch and its approach are reworked. Also old photographs indicate basement originally incorporated masonry arches S. and E. which have since disappeared. Pr
Builder not known, however house attributed to 1820's. Owned by Thomas Rhett and his wife Caroline Barnwell Rhett prior to Civil War.
Source of Historical Information:
Historic Resources of the Low Country, 1979, where designated 38BU1058.