Gen. Albert Gallatin Jenkins House

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Gen. Albert Gallatin Jenkins House
GreenBottomHouse.jpg
Gen. Albert Gallatin Jenkins House, July 2006
Gen. Albert Gallatin Jenkins House is located in West Virginia
Gen. Albert Gallatin Jenkins House
Location 8814 Ohio River Rd., near Green Bottom, West Virginia
Coordinates 38°35′12″N 82°14′58″W / 38.58667°N 82.24944°W / 38.58667; -82.24944Coordinates: 38°35′12″N 82°14′58″W / 38.58667°N 82.24944°W / 38.58667; -82.24944
Area 4 acres (1.6 ha)
Built 1835
Architectural style Federal
NRHP Reference #

78002791

[1]
Added to NRHP May 22, 1978

Gen. Albert Gallatin Jenkins House, also known as "Green Bottom," is a historic home located near Green Bottom, Cabell County, West Virginia. It was built about 1835, and is a 2 1/2 story, rectangular, brick dwelling in a late period Federal style. It sits on a sandstone foundation and the interior has a center hall, single pile plan. The most prominent resident was 1850s lawyer and politician Albert Gallatin Jenkins (1830-1864).[2] The house is open as a museum operated by the West Virginia Division of Culture and History.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ James E. Harding (October 1977). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Gen. Albert Gallatin Jenkins House". State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-07-23. 

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