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Home > North Carolina > Beaufort > Old Beaufort Jail, Courthouse Square on Cedar Street, Beaufort, Carteret County, NC



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Location
Courthouse Square on Cedar Street, Beaufort, NC

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS NC-228
Building/structure dates: 1836 initial construction
Significance: Built in 1836 by Elijah White Hurst, located on the northeast side of the courthouse square. The long porch which originally existed on the front of the building has since been removed. There was a trap door on the second floor, used for hanging, which has been filled in. The original stair rail has also been replaced. Other than these exceptions the building remains essentially the same.

Subjects
Law Enforcement
Brick Buildings
Jails


Related Names
Whitehurst, Elijah
Patrick, William J., Delineator


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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