Passengers board the cruise vessel American Star, docked at Beaufort's Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park on Thursday.
Passengers board the cruise vessel American Star, docked at Beaufort's Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park on Thursday. Jay Karr
Passengers board the cruise vessel American Star, docked at Beaufort's Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park on Thursday. Jay Karr

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    A makeshift memorial has popped up at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park at Bay Street and West Street Extension in downtown Beaufort memorializing Beaufort's Nathaniel Bennett. Bennett, a U.S. Army veteran and longtime Beaufort resident and one of Beaufort’s most well-known faces, died Monday of natural causes. Bennett was 64.