Anchorage 1770 | History
 

History

POLITICIAN, PLANTER, SPORTSMAN AND AUTHOR William Elliott In it's first 100 years of existence, the tabby manse at 1103 Bay Street was known as the William Elliott House. There were 3 generations of Elliotts associated with the property, but the name was given to the home because...

On March 30, 1891 the William Elliott House was purchased by a Naval officer, Rear Admiral Lester Beardslee for $4,000. From 1891 to 1894 the Admiral was in command of the Port Royal Naval Station. The Admiral’s stated intention for the house was a residence...