Johnston-Truax House

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Johnston-Truax House
Johnston-Truax House, September 2012
Johnston-Truax House is located in West Virginia
Johnston-Truax House
Location 209 Seneca St., Weirton, West Virginia
Coordinates 40°25′54″N 80°33′11″W / 40.43167°N 80.55306°W / 40.43167; -80.55306Coordinates: 40°25′54″N 80°33′11″W / 40.43167°N 80.55306°W / 40.43167; -80.55306
Area less than one acre
Built 1785
Architect Johnston, Benjamin, Jr.
Governing body Private
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Added to NRHP September 23, 1993

Johnston-Truax House is a historic home located at Weirton, Hancock County, West Virginia. The original log section was built in 1785, and expanded about 1850 and in 1886. It is a 1 1/2 story building with a one story wing. It has log walls covered with clapboard and in turn with siding. It features a full porch with a shed roof.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1993.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Katherine M. Jourdan (March 1993). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Johnston-Truax House". State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-06-20.