Mattie King Davis Art Gallery: Richard Rustell House 1732
This is a frame dwelling with a tin roof. The exterior has been restored.
· Richard Rustull, John Shackleford, John Nelson, Joseph Bell, Christopher Gale were a group of town fathers who were the first Commissioners and among the vestrymen of St. John’s Parish in 1723.
In the Rustell House is located Mattie King Davis Art Gallery on the grounds of the Beaufort Historic Site and is Carteret County's oldest art gallery.
Monday through Saturday, 10am - 4pm
What to buy: This gallery has original works by over 100 local and regional artists for sale and display. There is no fee for admission.
For further information contact the Beaufort Historical Association at 100 Block Turner Street 1-800-575-7483
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