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Church Hill in Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

2514 E. Franklin Street

C. 1875

 

— Historic Richmond —

 
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2020
1. 2514 E. Franklin Street Marker
Inscription.  This Italianate two-story, pressed brick rowhouse was constructed along with the adjacent rowhouses (2510 and 2512 E. Franklin St.) prior to 1877 and retains its original bracketed eaves and pierced paneled cornice. The first recorded residents of the house, Rev. John M. Butler, pastor of Fulton Baptist Church, and his wife A. Wilkie Butler, resided here from 1879 through 1880. Other residents included Alfred B. Cheatham, clerk for the Virginia Steamboat Company, John F. Parkinson, policeman, William Miffleton, printer for J.W. Fergusson & Son, and James N. Smith, tinner. This house is listed as a contributing structure to the St. Johns Church Historic District listed on the Virginia Register and the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Erected by The Church Hill Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & ReligionIndustry & CommerceLaw EnforcementWaterways & Vessels.
 
Location. 37° 31.781′ N, 77° 25.188′ W.
2514 E. Franklin Street image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2020
2. 2514 E. Franklin Street
Marker is in Church Hill in Richmond, Virginia. Marker is on East Franklin Street just west of North 26th Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2514 E Franklin St, Richmond VA 23223, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 2510 E. Franklin Street (a few steps from this marker); Royster House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Ligon House (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate (Second) Alabama Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Wyndham Bolling Blanton, M. D. (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 2610 East Franklin Street (about 400 feet away); The Pulliam House (about 500 feet away); 2708 E. Franklin Street (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Church Hill.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 9, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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