Marland Heights Park and Margaret Manson Weir Memorial Pool

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Marland Heights Park and Margaret Manson Weir Memorial Pool
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Weir Memorial Pool
Marland Heights Park and Margaret Manson Weir Memorial Pool is located in West Virginia
Marland Heights Park and Margaret Manson Weir Memorial Pool
Location Jct. of Williams Dr. and Riverview Dr., Weirton, West Virginia
Coordinates 40°24′14″N 80°35′59″W / 40.40389°N 80.59972°W / 40.40389; -80.59972Coordinates: 40°24′14″N 80°35′59″W / 40.40389°N 80.59972°W / 40.40389; -80.59972
Area 4.3 acres (1.7 ha)
Built 1934
Architect Bintz, Wesley
Architectural style Art Deco
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 93001230[1]
Added to NRHP November 15, 1993

Marland Heights Park and Margaret Manson Weir Memorial Pool is a historic park and swimming pool located at Weirton, Hancock County, West Virginia. The Park was dedicated in July 1934 and is a contributing site. It has two contributing structures and one building; the Margaret Manson Weir Memorial Pool, a large wood timber and stone picnic shelter, and a tool shed. The ovoid-shaped pool was built in 1934, with funds from the David Weir Estate and maintenance support from the Weirton Steel Corporation. The main entrance to the pool features Art Deco style design features.[2]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Katherine M. Jourdan and Jo Ann Grace (July 1993). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Marland Heights Park and Margaret Manson Weir Memorial Pool". State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-06-30.