Laurens St., SE corner Pinckney St.;(Beaufort County)
R120 004 000 655A 0000
February 8 1997
National Register Determination:
contributes to listed district
Signficant Architectural Features:
Private open space incorporating entire city block, informally planted in grass with specimen live oaks on west, east and south sides.
Open space long associated with the Berners Barnwell Sams House located at 201 Laurens Street to north east. Block 6 was in the ownership of R.R. Sams just before Civil War. During Civil War used as military campground.
Source of Historical Information:
Library of Congress: map of Beaufort Hospitals, 1862; National Archives RG 58, Direct Tax Claims.