Alderson Historic District

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Alderson Historic District
Alderson WV Depot - Trackside.jpg
Cheasapeake and Ohio depot, November 2007
Alderson Historic District is located in West Virginia
Alderson Historic District
Alderson Historic District is located in the US
Alderson Historic District
Location Roughly, along Monroe St., Riverview Dr., Railroad Ave. and adjacent streets, Alderson, West Virginia
Coordinates 37°43′29″N 80°38′32″W / 37.72472°N 80.64222°W / 37.72472; -80.64222Coordinates: 37°43′29″N 80°38′32″W / 37.72472°N 80.64222°W / 37.72472; -80.64222
Area 139 acres (56 ha)
Built 1789
Architectural style Queen Anne, Federal, Greek Revival
NRHP Reference # 93001231[1]
Added to NRHP November 12, 1993

Alderson Historic District is a national historic district located at Alderson, Greenbrier County and Monroe County, West Virginia. The district encompasses 196 contributing buildings and three contributing sites located in the commercial district and surrounding residential section. They are predominantly 19th and early 20th century frame detached residences and masonry commercial buildings including notable examples of the Federal, Greek Revival, and Queen Anne styles. Notable buildings include the Woodson Mohler Grocery building, Johnson and Gwinn warehouse, Greenbrier Mill, First National Bank building, Alderson's Store, Cheasapeake and Ohio depot, U.S. Post Office, and the City Hall (1939). The Alderson Ferry Site is for the ferry established 1789. Located in the district is the separately listed Alderson Bridge.[2]

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



  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Michael Gioulis (April 1993). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Alderson Historic District" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Archived (PDF) from the original on 29 June 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-05. 

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All of the following are located in Alderson, Greenbrier County, WV: