John Mark Verdier House
801 Bay St.;(Beaufort County)
R120 004 000 929A 0000
August 1 1997
Historic Core Shape:
Number of Stories:
over 1 bay, less than full
National Register Determination:
contributes to listed district
Signficant Architectural Features:
2 story framed structure with hip roof raised on high tabby basement. 5 bay main facade faces street to S. Fronted by 2 story tiered porch raised on rebuilt masonry base. Porch supports are doric columns replaced at first floor level. Porch roof gabled
lower columns of porch replaced, house stripped to frame and restored in 1976.
Built by John Mark Verdier I (1759-1827) a local merchant and planter on land which before the American Revolution had belonged to another merchant, Francis Stuart. Confiscated in 1860 for non payment of Direct Tax but bought at Direct Tax auction by C
Source of Historical Information:
Colin Brooker, The John Mark Verdier House, Historic Beaufort Foundation, 1997. See also WPA Guide to Early American Homes.