John W. Hookstra Farmhouse

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
Cedar Grove Farmhouse
Street Address:
2613 Mossy Oaks Rd.;(Beaufort County)

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Tax Number:
R120 006 000 0079 0000
Date Surveyed:
March 9 1998
Construction Date:
circa 1934
Alteration Date:
circa 1980
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Roof Shape:
gable (lateral)
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Signficant Architectural Features:
Rectangular 2 story frame dwelling w/lateral gable roof; rear L addition at W side w/2-tier porch to E. 1st level of facade has entrance at W bay & 1/1 sash windows in remaining bays; similar windows in all bays at 2nd level. 1-story porch at E side of
Replacement shutters and entrance door; rear wing and Victorian style porch are modern additions
Historical Information:
Constructed as a farmhouse by John W. Hookstra shortly after he acquired the property from the land bank in 1933 or 1934. Built as a replica of a house in New Jersey that had been owned by Hookstra's uncle. Hookstra farmed the land, growing tomatoes and
Source of Historical Information:
Interviews with Carl Hookstra, Beaufort, and John Keith, Beaufort. Unpublished research by Colin Brooker in the Historic Beaufort Foundation historic sites survey files (File #1016: History: Plantations)
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