Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument
Col. Charles Young House
Front and side of the house
|Architectural style||No style listed|
|Governing body||Public (National Park Service)|
|NRHP Reference #||74001506|
|Added to NRHP||March 30, 1974|
|Designated NHL||May 30, 1974|
The Colonel Charles Young house is a National Historic Landmark in Wilberforce, Ohio. A military leader, Charles Young was born in 1864. He was the third African American graduate of West Point, the first black U.S. national park superintendent, the first African American military attaché, and the highest ranking black officer in the United States Army until his death in 1922. On March 25, 2013, President Barack Obama used the Antiquities Act to designate it the Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument, a unit of the National Park Service. It is not yet open for public visitation.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15.
- "Colonel Charles Young House". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-06-16.
- "Presidential Proclamation -- Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument". The White House, Office of the Press Secretary. March 23, 2013. Retrieved March 9, 2014.
- "Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument celebrated". Dayton Daily News. April 2, 2013.[dead link]
- Media related to Charles Young Buffalo Soldiers National Monument at Wikimedia Commons
- Official website
- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) No. OH-2249, "Colonel Charles Young House, Columbia Pike between Clifton & Stevenson Roads, Wilberforce, Greene County, OH", 9 photos, 4 data pages, 1 photo caption page
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