St.Peter the Apostle Roman Catholic Ch.
710 Carteret St.;(Beaufort County)
R120 004 000 0539 0000
July 23 1997
Historic Core Shape:
Number of Stories:
Exterior Walls Materials:
gable (end to front)
National Register Determination:
contributes to listed district
Signficant Architectural Features:
Rectangular gable ended structure orientated with long axis east/west. 3 bay entrance facade faces east to Carteret Street. Originally end of gable was carried on posts to form open porch but area now part infilled with weatherboard and given new window
Church enlarged 1946
Michael O'Conner, a devout Catholic from Ireland arrived in Beaufort in 1822. Finding no church here, he made arrangements to have Mass said in his residence by Father Edward Quigley on his regular visits to Beaufort. Michael O'Conner, then owner of the
Source of Historical Information:
Historic Beaufort Foundation historic sites survey files.