|Nearest city||Shepherdstown, West Virginia|
|Architectural style||Classical Revival, Georgian|
|NRHP Reference #||
|Added to NRHP||May 13, 1983|
The Morgan-Bedinger-Dandridge House, also known as Poplar Grove, then Rosebrake, is part of a group of structures affiliated with the Morgan's Grove rural historic district near Shepherdstown, West Virginia. The house was known as Poplar Grove until 1877. The original building was built circa 1745 by Richard Morgan, and became known as the "Back Building". In 1803 the house was expanded by Daniel Morgan with a two-story brick structure, known as the "Great House". Formal gardens were added at this time.
In 1859 the present main portion of the house was built by Caroline Bedinger, widow of Henry Bedinger. During her ownership the house was occupied by Colonel Alexander R. Boteler, a former U.S. Representative who, at the outbreak of the American Civil War became a Confederate officer. After the war, while Boteler was living at Poplar Grove, President U.S. Grant appointed Boteler to the U. S. Centennial Commission. Caroline's daughter, Danske Bedinger Dandridge, a noted poet, changed the name of the house to "Rosebrake" in 1877.
- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS) No. WV-34, "The Grove, Shepherdstown vicinity, Jefferson County, WV", 1 photo, supplemental material ("Rose Break" or "Dandridge House")
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