Prato Rio

Also known as: Hopewell, General Lee's Lodge, Prato Verde, The Hut
WV 48, Leetown, West Virginia

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ORIGINALLY CALLED HOPEWELL WHEN CONSTRUCTED BY EARLY SETTLER JACOB HITE; CIRCA 1750; MAJOR GENERAL CHARLES LEE PURCHASED THE HOUSE IN 1775 AND LIVED IN IT UNTIL HIS DEATH IN 1782. HE NAMED IT PRATO RIO

Photo taken by Jerrye & Roy Klotz, MD

License: Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike (CC BY-SA)

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Map 

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 11, 1973
Reference number
73001916
Area of significance
Military
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Period of significance
1750-1799
Significant year
1775

Update Log 

  • December 29, 2014: Photo imported by Michael Miller

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