Henry McKee House
Robert Smalls House
511 Prince St.;(Beaufort County)
R120 004 000 0556 0000
September 5 1997
Historic Core Shape:
Number of Stories:
National Register Determination:
contributes to listed district
Signficant Architectural Features:
Two story timber framed structure with pedimented gable end roof. Two story wing centered on rear (north) facade, flanked by single story accommodation projecting east and west. Late Federal style doorcase with 2 light transom over 2 story tiered porch
Porch reworked 1870 ca. or later. Rear wings appear reworked in part.
Said to have been built by Henry McKee in 1834. Robert Smalls born on property in 1839. House acquired by De Treville family before 1862. Direct Tax Claim by William De Treville. Bought by Robert Smalls at Tax Auction during Civil War. Declared Nati
Source of Historical Information:
Historic Resources of the Low Country, 1979, where house designated 38 BU 1008.