Knauth Property

Historic Property
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Street Address:
2851 Broome Ln.;(Beaufort County)

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Tax Number:
R100 006 000 039B 0000
Date Surveyed:
June 1 1997
Construction Date:
circa 1940
Historic Use:
Current Use:
Signficant Architectural Features:
Access to the site was not permitted; reported to contain multi-building retreat complexUnusual complex of buildings consisting of detached structures built to serve as a living room, a dining room, a kitchen, an office, a captain's quarters, etc.; access to site was not permitted, information based on verbal sources
Historical Information:
Existing buildings built for Oswald Knauth, treasurer for Macy's department store chain, between 1937 and 1945; Knauth was a professor of economics at Columbia University and was prominent during the Eisenhower administration; notable visitors to the pro
Source of Historical Information:
Interview, Beecher Hoogenboom, Beaufort, SC, 8/6/97; Dr. Herbert Keyserling, 6/1/97
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