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Beaufort in Beaufort County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Christensen-Fordham Building

ca. 1909

 
 
Christensen-Fordham Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 1, 2019
1. Christensen-Fordham Building Marker
Inscription.  Built after The Great Fire of 1907 destroyed a frame ca. 1810 house on this site, this structure was consecutively home to hardware enterprises by two prominent Beaufort families for over 100 years.
Beaufort 300

 
Erected by Historic Beaufort Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: DisastersNotable Buildings.
 
Location. 32° 25.85′ N, 80° 40.205′ W. Marker is in Beaufort, South Carolina, in Beaufort County. Marker is at the intersection of Bay Street and Carteret Street (Business U.S. 21), on the right when traveling west on Bay Street. Marker is mounted at eye-level, directly on the southeast corner of the subject building, facing Bay Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 705 Bay Street, Beaufort SC 29902, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Wallace House (within shouting distance of this marker); Richard V. Woods Memorial Bridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Brigadier General Stephen Elliott CSA (within shouting distance
Christensen-Fordham Building (<i>wide view • marker visible on right/east corner</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 1, 2019
2. Christensen-Fordham Building (wide view • marker visible on right/east corner)
of this marker); First Fort (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sam Levin Building (within shouting distance of this marker); The Capt. Francis Saltus House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Verdier House (about 300 feet away); Beaufort South Carolina Tricentennial (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beaufort.
 
Christensen-Fordham Building (<i>southeast corner view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 1, 2019
3. Christensen-Fordham Building (southeast corner view)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 18, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 135 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 18, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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