Potter-Saunders House circa 1910 - 701 Ann Street

      In 1904, Hannah Bell Murray and brother Thomas Dudley Murray sold this lot to James H. Potter Sr. and wife Nancy Bell Murray. 
      In 1925, Potter sold to F.E. Wilson. In 1927, Wilson sold to Beaufort Lumber & Mfg., who deeded to Harry Saunders in 1936. Harry Ivory Saunders (1905‒1991), born in Wilmington to Lennie F. Saunders and Mary Rosa Murphy, married Annie Lillian Harris about 1929. 
      In the home in 1940 were Harry, Lillian, 9-year-old Blanche A., and 7-year-old Virginia D. Saunders, along with four boarders, three of whom were teachers. Saunders' WWII registration card noted his address as Ann Street and owner of Johnson & Saunders Dry Cleaning. By 1963, Johnson & Saunders Dry Cleaning Company was located on Live Oak Street in Beaufort.
     1997 Survey: 1½-story, side-gable bungalow with shed dormer and exposed rafter tails. Interior and exterior brick chimneys, 4/1 paired sash, shed porch with Craftsman posts and brick veneer walls.