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Charleston in Kanawha County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Executive Mansion

 
 
Executive Mansion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
1. Executive Mansion Marker
Inscription. In 1924, ground was broken for this magnificent Georgian colonial style mansion, official home of the State's governors since 1926. Designed by W. F. Martens, it was constructed of colonial Harvard brick at an initial cost of $203,000.
 
Erected 1980 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Location. 38° 20.154′ N, 81° 36.909′ W. Marker is in Charleston, West Virginia, in Kanawha County. Marker is on Kanawha Blvd E (U.S. 60), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located between Greenbrier Street and California Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston WV 25311, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The 35th Star (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Union Civil War Monument (about 400 feet away); State Capitol (about 400 feet away); Abraham Lincoln Walks At Midnight (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named State Capitol (about 700 feet away); Booker Taliaferro Washington (approx. 0.2 miles away); "The West Virginia Coal Miner" (approx. 0.2 miles away); The New Deal In Your Community (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Charleston.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Executive Mansion image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 18, 2011
2. Executive Mansion
Executive Mansion Marker, as seen looking east along Kanawha Blvd East (US 60) image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 18, 2011
3. Executive Mansion Marker, as seen looking east along Kanawha Blvd East (US 60)
Executive Mansion Marker, looking west along Kanawha Blvd East image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 18, 2011
4. Executive Mansion Marker, looking west along Kanawha Blvd East
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 313 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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