Oyster Union Hall

Historic Property
Alternate Name:
[unknown]
Street Address:
Haig Point Rd.;(Beaufort County)

Site Number:
176-482
Control Number:
U/13/176-482
Tax Number:
R800 024 000 0121 0000
Date Surveyed:
September 17 1997
Category:
Building
Construction Date:
circa 1890
Alteration Date:
1921
Historic Use:
Social
Current Use:
Vacant/Not In Use
Historic Core Shape:
Rectangular
Number of Stories:
2
Construction Method:
frame
Exterior Walls Materials:
Weatherboard
Foundation Materials:
Other
Roof Shape:
gable (end to front)
Roof Materials:
corrugated metal
Alterations:
Moved to site and rebuilt, 1921. Most sash have been lost; doors are missing from entries.
Historical Information:
Oyster Union Society was a benevolent organization established in 1919 for the aid of oyster gatherers and shuckers. In 1921 Union Sisters and Brothers bought from Mrs. J. B. Chaplin a 2-story house and a quarter-acre of land to move it to. The buildin
Source of Historical Information:
"Daufuskie Island Historic District" National Register nomination; Billie Burn, An Island Named Daufuskie, pp. 475-476.
Quadrangle Name:
Fort Pulaski