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Ruffner Cabin, Daniel Boone Park, U.S. Route 60, Charleston, Kanawha County, WV



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Location
U.S. Route 60, Charleston, WV

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS WV-219
Significance: The structure is reputed to have been built in 1803 as a dwelling for Joseph Ruffner and to have been altered and elaborated into a clapboarded house in 1827 for Joel Ruffner. The property was called Rosedale at that time. The house is said to be the oldest extant dwelling in Kanawha County. Its original site was on Kanawha Boulevard in Charleston.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW
2. DETAIL OF DOVETAILING


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