The Carter House
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Manville Possum
N 36° 42.009 W 082° 44.656
17S E 344187 N 4063027
Quick Description: Originally built as part of Carter's Fort in 1784, this log home is belived to be the oldest house in Scott County, Virginia.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 1/14/2011 8:02:54 PM
Waymark Code: WMAGW2
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 3

Long Description:
Originally built as part of Carter's Fort in 1784, this log home is belived to be the oldest house in Scott County, Virginia. Carter's Fort, also known as Crissman's Fort, Rye Cove Fort, and Fort Lee, was built in 1774 by Isaac Crissman and ten years later was built as a permanent settelement by brothers Thomas, Joseph, and Norris Carter. After being built as part of the original Fort, this house was sometime moved to the Carter Town area of Rye Cove. In October of 1997, the cabin was moved and reconstructed to its currant location in Natural Tunnel State Park.
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Original Location: N 36° 43.218 W 082° 45.179

How it was moved: Disassembled

Type of move: Region to Region

Building Status: Public

Related Website: [Web Link]

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