View from front porch of Inlet Inn, Beaufort, N.C.


Title
View from front porch of Inlet Inn, Beaufort, N.C.
Description
Postcard of the Inlet Inn from on the water, with an inset of the view from the front porch of the inn. Both views show piers and rowboats in the water. Addressed on verso to Mrs. Julia Wooten, Greenville, North Carolina, from Pattie. Date from postmark.
Date
1911
Original Format
postcards
Extent
13cm x 8cm
Local Identifier
0126-b36-fi-i109
Publisher(s) of Original
Beaufort Drug Co., Beaufort, N.C.
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
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Comments

Martha Elmore May 03 2013

This postcard was sent from Beaufort, N.C., in July of 1911 to Mrs. Julia Wooten of Greenville, N.C., from Pattie. Perhaps Pattie was staying at the Inlet Inn pictured on the postcard. The original Inlet Inn was built in the 1850's as a private home, became a boarding house in the early 1900's and was bought by Congressman Charles Abernathy in 1911. He added onto the building substantially and opened it as the Inlet Inn. In 1967, all but one wing was torn down so that a BB&T bank could be built; a new Inlet Inn was built in 1985. [Source for information on Inlet Inn is found at http://inlet-inn.com/history-of-the-inn/.]

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