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Historic Houses of Charleston

John Carver House


This house at 1516 Kanawha Boulevard was built in 1902-1903 for coal operator John Carver and his wife, Frances, by brothers John and Wayland Davidson. Carver emigrated from Wales and moved to Charleston in the 1870s. Along with brothers Enoch and James, he operated Carver Brothers Coal Company. The house is now commercial office space.

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