James Robert Verdier House
501 Pinckney St.;(Beaufort County)
R120 004 000 0760 0000
July 8 1997
Historic Core Shape:
Number of Stories:
facade & both elevations
National Register Determination:
contributes to listed district
Signficant Architectural Features:
Two story timber framed Federal Style house raised on high masonry basement. Main 5 bay facade overlooks Beaufort River to south. Central entranceway has elliptical fanlight and sidelights. Approached via "U" shaped porch raised on elliptical brick arch
Rear side wings doubled in height, porch columns largely replaced during 1960's. Extensive rehabilitation during 1980's included new apartment introduced into basement, porch rebuilding and general repairs.
Built for Dr, James Robert Verdier (second son of local merchant and planter John Mark Verdier I), a pioneer in the the successful treatment of yellow fever. Owned by William Chisholm just before Civil War, Direct Tax claim made after the Civil War in
Source of Historical Information:
Designated 38 BU 1028 Historic Resources of the Low Country, 1979. National Archives RG 58, Direct Tax Claims.