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William Gaston Caperton Jr. House

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Built  1773
Opened  1773
Added to NRHP  21 November 1991
NRHP Reference #  91001733
Area  6 ha
William Gaston Caperton Jr. House
Nearest city  WV 3 east of Union, near Union, West Virginia
Architectural style  Greek Revival, Georgian

William Gaston Caperton Jr. House, also known as "Wyndridge," is a historic home and national historic district located near Union, Monroe County, West Virginia. The district includes nine contributing buildings. The main house was built in 1872, and is a large, almost square, two-story hipped roof Georgian plan house. The front facade features a one-story portico that is Greek Revival in form. The 1872 house incorporates two two-story late 18th century log structures and the early pioneer 1773 Blanton House. Also on the property are the contributing log ice house and log smoke house, barn with vertical siding, a cattle scales and a machine shed, carriage shed, and a shed. A descendent of William Gaston Caperton Jr. is Gaston Caperton, who served as Governor of West Virginia from January 16, 1989 – January 13, 1997.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.


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