Col. Charles Young House

Columbus Pike between Clifton and Stevenson Rds., Wilberforce, Ohio

Photos 

Colonel Charles Young House

1. SOUTH (FRONT) ELEVATION

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

View photos at Library of Congress

Map 

Street View 

Description 

Colonel Charles Young (1864-1922), the third black to graduate from the United States Military Academy at West Point, was the highest ranking black officer in World War I. He was also the first black military attache in American history and the second black federally appointed to a military department. Young lived in this house during his years teaching at Wilberforce. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS OH-2249)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on March 30, 1974
Reference number
74001506
NR name
Young, Col. Charles, House
Areas of significance
Military; Ethnic Heritage - Black; Politics/Government
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
B - Person
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Single dwelling
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874
Significant years
1864; 1922

Update Log 

  • May 19, 2017: Updated by Michael Miller: Corrected "GPS Coordinates" and Added "Street View"
  • May 19, 2017: New Street View added by Michael Miller

Sources