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Charleston in Kanawha County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsParks & Recreational AreasScience & MedicineSettlements & SettlersWar, World II.
 
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. West of the Daniel Boone Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2809 Kanawha Blvd E, Charleston WV 25311, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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,
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.
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 away); Thomas J. Jackson (approx. 1.4 miles away); The New Deal In Your Community (approx. 1.4 miles away); Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free Land (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
 
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 was last revised on December 28, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 12, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 523 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 12, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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