Dutch Hollow Wine Cellars

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Dutch Hollow Wine Cellars
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Dutch Hollow Wine Cellars is located in West Virginia
Dutch Hollow Wine Cellars
Location Dutch Hollow Rd., Dunbar, West Virginia
Coordinates 38°22′20″N 81°44′24″W / 38.37222°N 81.74000°W / 38.37222; -81.74000Coordinates: 38°22′20″N 81°44′24″W / 38.37222°N 81.74000°W / 38.37222; -81.74000
Area 100 acres (40 ha)
Built c. 1855
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 70000654[1]
Added to NRHP December 18, 1970

Dutch Hollow Wine Cellars is a historic wine cellar located at Dunbar, Kanawha County, West Virginia. The cellars were built about 1855 and consists of three large stone vaults, 14 feet high at center. The walls are two feet thick. They were used to store wine for the aging process and were in operation for about three years.[2] In 1974, the cellars were purchased by the City of Dunbar as part of a park.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1970.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Michael J. Powers (July 1970). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Dutch Hollow Wine Cellars". State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-08-05.