Historic House Listings

George Parsons Elliott Mansion, Circa 1840 in SC. Used as hospital. $1,500,000

February 9, 2019

Wow! The George Parsons Elliott mansion was built in 1840. It was used as a Union Hospital during the Civil War. George Elliott built the house. It was then purchased by Dr. W. A. Jenkins before the Civil War. Dr. Jenkins was one of the richest men in Beaufort at the time. Dr. Jenkins evacuated from the mansion in 1861 from union soldiers and lost it at that time. Located in Beaufort, South Carolina with views of the intracoastal waterway. Situated across from the city marina. The handwriting on the walls is pretty amazing. Six bedrooms, four bathrooms, and 7,980 square feet. $1,500,000

From the Zillow listing:


The historic George Parsons Elliott mansion has the best location in all of Beaufort. Situated on the premier corner of Bay and Charles Streets across from the City Marina. The mansion boasts views of the Intracoastal Waterway and is steps from Beaufort’s best shops, restaurants, and water front park.The Elliott house is currently being used for office space and retail, but has potential for live-work, bed and breakfast, or private residence. George Elliott built this house in 1840. Dr. W.A. Jenkins then purchased the home before the Civil War. Dr Jenkins, of Lands End Plantation on St. Helena Island, was one of the richest men in Beaufort. Jenkins lost the mansion when he evacuated from Union soldiers in 1861. The Elliott House was used as a Union hospital during the war.

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