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Beaufort Arsenal

 
 
Beaufort Arsenal Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 2008
1. Beaufort Arsenal Marker
Inscription. Erected in 1798 and rebuilt in 1852, the Beaufort Arsenal was the home of the Beaufort Volunteer Artillery, commissioned in 1802, which had its roots in an earlier company organized in 1776 and served valiantly in the Revolutionary War. The BVA was stationed at Fort Beauregard during the Battle of Port Royal on November 7, 1861.
 
Erected 1961 by Beaufort County Historical Society. (Marker Number 7-10.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the South Carolina, Beaufort County Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 32° 25.961′ N, 80° 40.226′ W. Marker is in Beaufort, South Carolina, in Beaufort County. Marker is on Craven Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 713 Craven Street, Beaufort SC 29902, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Henry Woodward, Surgeon 1646-1686 (here, next to this marker); Beaufort Female Benevolent Society (within shouting distance of this marker); Robert Smalls (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tabernacle Baptist Church (about 600 feet away); Verdier House
Beaufort Arsenal image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 2008
2. Beaufort Arsenal
(about 700 feet away); First Fort (about 700 feet away); First African Baptist Church (about 800 feet away); Brigadier General Stephen Elliott CSA (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beaufort.
 
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Port Royal. "Fueling the Northern Blockade" November 7, 1861, Battles And Campaigns - 1861 (Submitted on February 23, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 

2. Beaufort Arsenal Museum. (Submitted on February 23, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable BuildingsWar of 1812War, US Civil
 
Beaufort Arsenal image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, February 2008
3. Beaufort Arsenal
Beaufort Arsenal Marker, present day paint scheme image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 13, 2010
4. Beaufort Arsenal Marker, present day paint scheme
Beaufort Arsenal Marker, upgraded to present day Black on Silver paint scheme image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 13, 2010
5. Beaufort Arsenal Marker, upgraded to present day Black on Silver paint scheme
Beaufort Arsenal and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 27, 2010
6. Beaufort Arsenal and Marker
Beaufort Arsenal image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey/Historic American Engineering Record, circa 1977/79
7. Beaufort Arsenal
Historic American Engineering Record HABS SC,7-BEAUF,13-1
Beaufort Arsenal Courtyard image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey, circa 1977/79
8. Beaufort Arsenal Courtyard
Historic American Engineering Record, HABS SC,7-BEAUF,13-5
Beaufort Arsenal north side in courtyard image. Click for full size.
Historic American Buildings Survey, circa 1977/79
9. Beaufort Arsenal north side in courtyard
Historic American Engineering Record, HABS SC,7-BEAUF,13-4
Beaufort Arsenal Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, April 27, 2010
10. Beaufort Arsenal Cannon
Beaufort Arsenal reserve1862 Cannon, tucked away in a sheltered corner image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 1, 2012
11. Beaufort Arsenal reserve1862 Cannon, tucked away in a sheltered corner
note photo 8; showing two cannons
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 23, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,138 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 23, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   4, 5. submitted on May 13, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   6. submitted on May 3, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   7, 8, 9. submitted on April 29, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   10. submitted on May 3, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   11. submitted on May 3, 2012, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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