The Hermitage (Charles Town, West Virginia)

The Hermitage (Charles Town, West Virginia)

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nearest_city= Charles Town, West Virginia
lat_degrees = 39
lat_minutes = 14
lat_seconds = 53
lat_direction = N
long_degrees = 77
long_minutes = 50
long_seconds = 30
long_direction = W
locmapin = West Virginia
area =
architect= Unknown
architecture= Early Republic, Late Victorian, Other
added = December 23, 1993cite web|url=|title=National Register Information System|date=2008-04-15|work=National Register of Historic Places|publisher=National Park Service]
governing_body = Private

The Hermitage near Charles Town, West Virginia is a small stone cottage dating to "circa" 1734, making it one of the oldest buildings in West Virginia. A stone privy is believede to be the oldest structure of its kind in the state. The house is associated with the Chew family, and in particular Colonel Roger Preston Chew, a Confederate artillery officer. After the American Civil War, Chew married Louise Fontaine Washington, daughter of the last owner of Mount Vernon at Blakeley. citation|title=PDFlink| [ National Register of Historic Places Nomination: The Hermitage] |5.01 MB|date=January, 1993 |author=Jean T. Crolius |publisher=National Park Service]


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