Davis and Elkins Historic District

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Davis and Elkins Historic District
Davis and Elkins Gate House.jpg
The Gate House, part of the Historic District, in July 2014.
Location Elkins, West Virginia
Built 1890
Architect Mott, Charles T.; Baldwin and Pennington
Architectural style Queen Anne
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 96001129
Significant dates
Added to NRHP June 19, 1996[1]
Designated NHLD June 7, 1998[2]

Davis and Elkins Historic District is a U.S. historic district on the campus of Davis & Elkins College. It includes two mansions, the Senator Stephen Benton Elkins House (Halliehurst) and Graceland, that are separately listed on the National Register of Historic Places. A gate house and an ice house are also included in the district. These four structures are associated with the Elkins and Davis families.

It was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1998.[2][3]


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Davis and Elkins Historic District". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2007-10-13. 
  3. ^ Laura Feller and James H. Charleton (March 7, 1996). "National Historic Landmark Nomination: Davis and Elkins Historic District" (pdf). National Park Service.  and Accompanying 43 photos, exterior and interior, from 1996, 1994, and undated. PDF (8.31 MB)