Bird Haven

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Bird Haven
Bird Haven, Charleston.jpg
Bird Haven, April 2009
Bird Haven is located in West Virginia
Bird Haven
Location 733 Myrtle Rd., Charleston, West Virginia
Coordinates 38°20′12″N 81°38′35″W / 38.33667°N 81.64306°W / 38.33667; -81.64306Coordinates: 38°20′12″N 81°38′35″W / 38.33667°N 81.64306°W / 38.33667; -81.64306
Area 0.3 acres (0.12 ha)
Built 1895
Architectural style Bungalow/Craftsman, Late Victorian
Governing body Private
MPS South Hills MRA
NRHP Reference # 84000393[1]
Added to NRHP October 26, 1984

Bird Haven is a historic home located at Charleston, West Virginia. It was built about 1895, by Israel N. Johnson, who owned a tailor business and served as state ornithologist for West Virginia. This two-story bungalow-style cottage is of painted clapboards.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984 as part of the South Hills Multiple Resource Area.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form". Bird Haven. State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. 2009-04-04.