Mary Jenkins Community Praise House
355 Eddings Point Road;(Beaufort County)
R300 011 000 0030 0000
September 10 1997
Historic Core Shape:
Number of Stories:
Exterior Walls Materials:
gable (end to front)
National Register Determination:
Signficant Architectural Features:
Small (10x20) rectangular building. Central front door, boxed eaves.
Rear section added; siding is different
One of several community praise houses/religiouus centers developed primarily by African Americans following the Civil War. These were generally named for the plantation which the freedmen had belonged to or worked on.
Source of Historical Information:
NRHP nomination form, "Mary Jenkins Community Praise House."