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
Bird Haven is located in the US
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
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 Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form" (PDF). Bird Haven. State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. 2009-04-04.