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

Craik-Patton House

 
 
Craik-Patton House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 27, 2008
1. Craik-Patton House Marker
Inscription. Built 1834 as "Elm Grove" by James Craik, grandson of Geo. Washington's personal physician. Sold to George Smith Patton, 1858, and retained by family until end of Civil War. Born here was father of noted World War II general Geo. S. Patton. Moved to Lee St. from original Virginia St. location in 1906. Acquired by City of Charleston in 1968 and leased to Colonial Dames. Moved to park 1973.
 
Erected 2008 by West Virginia Archives & History.
 
Location. 38° 19.926′ N, 81° 35.162′ 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. West of the Daniel Boone Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2809 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston WV 25311, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Charleston 's Civil War Sites (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Daniel Boone (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named Daniel Boone (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lewis’ March (approx. 1.1 miles away); West Virginia Home Guards (approx. 1.4 miles
Craik-Patton House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 7, 2011
2. Craik-Patton House Marker
Photo taken looking east on Kanawha Blvd in front of the house.
away); Thomas J. Jackson (approx. 1.4 miles away); The New Deal In Your Community (approx. 1.4 miles away); Booker Taliaferro Washington (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Charleston.
 
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The Craik-Patton House image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 7, 2011
3. The Craik-Patton House
House is located behind the historical marker, marker is on the right out of the frame.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 390 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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