Pratt's Castle-was built in 1853 and was destroyed about 1945. It was on Gamble's Hill, on 3rd or 4th street, where Ethyl Corperation's headquarters is now located. Interestingly, it was built out of wood covered with sheet iron according to Mary Wingfield Scott's book Old Richmond Neighborhoods.
On 8-27-12, I received e-mail that said:
Just saw this info and photo, in case you wanted to add this to the Pratt's Castle page in VA.
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