W. J. Jenkins House – 901 Craven Street, Beaufort SC

Built in: 1845

Construction of this house is attributed to W. J. Jenkins about 1845. Although the present two-story portico is thought to have replaced an earlier verandah, this house is still a good example of the well-designed, finely proportioned Beaufort house. Four of the five fan lights are the originals, delicately cut glass in a Venetian pattern. During the Civil War the house was occupied by Union troops and afterward it became a hotel or boarding house known as the Saxton House. Today it is privately owned.

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