Red House

Red House (HM1LXF)

Location: Eleanor, WV 25070 Putnam County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 32.122', W 81° 55.584'

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Site of Federal homestead project, located on land granted to George Washington in 1773. The "Red House" was built by Joseph Ruffner in 1840. Here, February 2, 1864, General E.P. Scammon, Union commander, was captured by Confederates.
Year Placed1979
Placed ByWest Virginia Department of Culture and History
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Date Added Saturday, July 18th, 2015 at 10:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 419258 N 4265624
Decimal Degrees38.53536667, -81.92640000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 32.122', W 81° 55.584'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 32' 7.32" N, 81° 55' 35.04" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12132 Charleston Rd, Eleanor WV 25070, US
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