Friday November 21 2014
Blackbeard's Queen Anne's Revenge: Beaufort Inlet: Beaufort, NC

Blackbeard's Queen Anne's Revenge: Beaufort Inlet: Beaufort, NC

The Golden Age of Piracy lasted for 10 short years (1715–1725), but this period’s impact changed world history. The most famous and powerful pirate of this era was Blackbeard, also known as Edward Teach/Thatch and whose flagship was the Queen Anne’s Revenge (QAR). In 1718, the QAR was shipwrecked off the coast of North Carolina and lost for 268 years until Intersal Inc. discovered the wreck site in 1986.

Jarvis-Brown House/Cousin's B&B: Carteret County: Beaufort, NC

Jarvis-Brown House/Cousin's B&B: Carteret County: Beaufort, NC

The Jarvis-Brown House/Cousin’s B&B circa 1820, is located at 305 Turner Street in Beaufort, NC. Two businessmen from New Bern, NC: Moses Jarvis & Silvester Brown commissioned the building of the house in 1820.

Andrew Lee Hatsell House: Carteret County: Beaufort, NC

Andrew Lee Hatsell House: Carteret County: Beaufort, NC

The Andrew Lee Hatsell House was built by James Davis circa 1827 and sits at 117 Orange Street in Beaufort, NC. The house is considered to be of the traditional Beaufort-style with two & one-half stories, an engaged two-story front porch and side-hall plan.

Old Burying Ground: Carteret County: Beaufort, NC

Old Burying Ground: Carteret County: Beaufort, NC

The Old Burying Ground in Beaufort, NC is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is one of the state's oldest cemeteries. The Old Burying Ground has been given this distinction after the archaeological discovery of the remains of settlers who had been massacred by the Coree and Neusiok Indians in September, 1711.

Hanover House: Clemson University: Pickens County, SC

Hanover House: Clemson University: Pickens County, SC

The historic Hanover House was built for French Huguenot Paul de St. Julien in Berkeley County, South Carolina during the period of 1714-1716. St. Julien’s grandfather, a Huguenot immigrant from Vitre, France was granted 3,000 acres in 1688 by the Lord Proprietors. Hanover House was built on one of the three 1000 acre tracts.

The Palace Saloon: Nassau County: Fernandina Beach, FL

The Palace Saloon: Nassau County: Fernandina Beach, FL

The Beaux Arts style building was constructed by Josiah H. Prescott, Lieutenant: Yankee Forces, in 1878 as a dry-goods store and haberdashery and was known as the Prescott Building. In 1901 Louis G. Hirth bought the Prescott Building, replaced shoes with booze and opened the Palace Saloon in 1903.

Investigation Date: 
August 16, 2014

The Golden Age of Piracy lasted for 10 short years (1715–1725), but this period’s impact changed world history.  The most famous and powerful pirate of this era was Blackbeard, also known as Edward Teach/Thatch and whose flagship was the Queen Anne’s Revenge (QAR).  In 1718, the QAR was shipwrecked off the coast of North Carolina and lost for 268 years until Intersal Inc. discovered the wreck site in 1986. 

Investigation Date: 
February 8, 2014

The Jarvis-Brown House/Cousin’s B&B circa 1820, is located at 305 Turner Street in Beaufort, NC.  Two businessmen from New Bern, NC, Moses Jarvis & Silvester Brown commissioned the building of the house in 1820.  The architecture of the house is the traditional Beaufort- style with 2 stories and an engaged 2nd story porch that has an open ceiling & boxed posts.  The windows are nine-over-six & four-over-four sash and the interior floor plan was a center-hall design until it was reconfigured.

Investigation Date: 
February 7, 2014

The Andrew Lee Hatsell House was built by James Davis circa 1827 and sits at 117 Orange Street in Beaufort, NC.  The house is considered to be of the traditional Beaufort-style with two & one-half stories, an engaged two-story front porch and side-hall plan.  The eaves are wide-boxed with returns, the siding is plain and the chimneys are single shoulder Flemish-bond gable.  The windows are nine-over-nine, nine-over-six and six-over-six sash and the porch posts are original chamfered posts with round railings.

Investigation Date: 
February 7, 2014

The Old Burying Ground in Beaufort, NC is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is one of the state's oldest cemeteries.  The Old Burying Ground has been given this distinction after the archaeological discovery of the remains of settlers who had been massacred by the Coree and Neusiok Indians in September, 1711.  The cemetery grew up around the building used for sessions of the Court and for reading the service of the Anglican Church in St. John's Parish and was deeded to the town in 1731 by Nathaniel Taylor, following the first survey.

Investigation Date: 
December 7, 2013

The historic Hanover House was built for French Huguenot Paul de St. Julien in Berkeley County, South Carolina during the period of 1714-1716.  St. Julien’s grandfather, a Huguenot immigrant from Vitre, France was granted 3,000 acres in 1688 by the Lord Proprietors.  Hanover House was built on one of the three 1000 acre tracts.  St.

Investigation Date: 
April 21, 2013

The Beaux Arts style building was constructed by Josiah H. Prescott, Lieutenant: Yankee Forces, in 1878 as a dry-goods store and haberdashery and was known as the Prescott Building.  In 1901 Louis G. Hirth bought the Prescott Building, replaced shoes with booze and opened the Palace Saloon in 1903.  Hirth called upon his old friend Adolphus Busch, founder of Anheuser-Busch to assist him with the design of the elegant bar.  Busch reportedly traveled from St. Louis to oversee the installation of the famous fixture.

The Stony Landing House was built on land overlooking the Cooper River which was once part of the 12,000 acre Fairlawn Barony. Fairlawn was granted to Sir Peter Colleton, son of Lords Proprietor John Colleton, on September 7, 1678. The Colleton Family members were loyalists and following the Revolutionary War the Barony was divided with some portions sold to patriots.
The historic Hanover House was built for French Huguenot Paul de St. Julien in Berkeley County, South Carolina during the period of 1714-1716. St. Julien’s grandfather, a Huguenot immigrant from Vitre, France was granted 3,000 acres in 1688 by the Lord Proprietors. Hanover House was built on one of the three 1000 acre tracts.
The Old Burying Ground in Beaufort, NC is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is one of the state's oldest cemeteries. The Old Burying Ground has been given this distinction after the archaeological discovery of the remains of settlers who had been massacred by the Coree and Neusiok Indians in September, 1711.
Wampee Plantation House sits along the shores of Lake Moultrie in Pinopolis, South Carolina. The Wampee Indians once walked the grounds, and it is from this American Indian tribe that the house gets its name.