Thomas R. Carskadon House

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Thomas R. Carskadon House
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Thomas R. Carskadon House is located in West Virginia
Thomas R. Carskadon House
Thomas R. Carskadon House is located in the US
Thomas R. Carskadon House
Location Carskadon Rd., Keyser, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°25′53″N 78°59′17″W / 39.43139°N 78.98806°W / 39.43139; -78.98806Coordinates: 39°25′53″N 78°59′17″W / 39.43139°N 78.98806°W / 39.43139; -78.98806
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Architectural style Italianate, Second Empire
NRHP Reference # 02000900[1]
Added to NRHP August 22, 2002

Thomas R. Carskadon House also known as the Carskadon Mansion and "Radical Hill," is a historic home located on Radical Hill overlooking Mineral Street (US 220), in Keyser, Mineral County, West Virginia. It is the former residence of Thomas R. Carskadon, an influential Mineral County farmer and political leader. It was built about 1886, and has two sections: a 2 1/2-story rectangular, brick main block and a two-story rear ell. It features a hip-on-mansard roof and two one-story, brick polygonal bays. It combines features of the Italianate and French Second Empire styles. Also on the property are the ruins of a brick dairy, the cement foundations of a silo, and the stone foundations of another outbuilding.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2002.[1]

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  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Geoffrey B. Henry (March 2002). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Thomas R. Carskadon House" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-08-18. 

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