Robert Smalls House

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Robert Smalls House
Robert Smalls House (Beaufort, South Carolina).jpg
Robert Smalls House
Robert Smalls House is located in South Carolina
Robert Smalls House
Location 511 Prince St., Beaufort, South Carolina
Coordinates 32°26′7″N 80°40′6″W / 32.43528°N 80.66833°W / 32.43528; -80.66833Coordinates: 32°26′7″N 80°40′6″W / 32.43528°N 80.66833°W / 32.43528; -80.66833
Built 1839
Architect Unknown
Architectural style No Style Listed
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 74001823
Significant dates
Added to NRHP May 30, 1974[1]
Designated NHL May 30, 1973[2]

Robert Smalls House was a post-American Civil War home of Robert Smalls in Beaufort, South Carolina. An African-American slave, Smalls became a Union hero when he commandeered a Confederate ship out to Union blockaders. He went on to lead in combat and became a U.S. Congressman during the Reconstruction.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1974.[2][3]


  1. ^ Staff (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b "Robert Smalls House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-03-09. 
  3. ^ Marcia M. Greenlee (December 1973). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Robert Smalls House" (pdf). National Park Service.  and Accompanying one photo, exterior, from 1973 PDF (32 KB)

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