Indian Rocks Dining Hall

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Indian Rocks Dining Hall
Indian Rocks Dining Hall is located in West Virginia
Indian Rocks Dining Hall
Location WV 7, 1 mile east of Reedsville, near Reedsville, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°30′37″N 79°45′55″W / 39.51028°N 79.76528°W / 39.51028; -79.76528Coordinates: 39°30′37″N 79°45′55″W / 39.51028°N 79.76528°W / 39.51028; -79.76528
Area 12 acres (4.9 ha)
Built 1928
Architectural style Other, Adirondack
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 02001688[1]
Added to NRHP January 8, 2003

Indian Rocks Dining Hall is a historic building located near Reedsville, Preston County, West Virginia. The dining hall was built in 1928, and 1 1/2-stories, with a hip porch on three sides. The front facade is of brown fieldstone with a large fireplace at the center front of the building. It is in the rustic Adirondack style. Also on the property are a contributing tourist cabin (c. 1928), ice / spring house (1928), and ice pond (c. 1928). The property was developed in the late-1920s, by John Henry Hunt, Sr, who was a pioneer in African American entrepreneurship and worked for the advancement of African Americans in West Virginia.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2003.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ Katherine Jourdan, Mr. & Mrs. Robert Clay, and Candice Clendenin (October 2001). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Indian Rocks Dining Hall". State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-09-01.