Buena Vista Farms

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Buena Vista Farms
Buena Vista Farms is located in West Virginia
Buena Vista Farms
Buena Vista Farms is located in the US
Buena Vista Farms
Location U.S. Route 220, near Old Fields, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°7′47″N 78°57′2″W / 39.12972°N 78.95056°W / 39.12972; -78.95056Coordinates: 39°7′47″N 78°57′2″W / 39.12972°N 78.95056°W / 39.12972; -78.95056
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1836
Architectural style Greek Revival, Gothic Revival
MPS South Branch Valley MRA
NRHP Reference # 85001594[1]
Added to NRHP July 10, 1985

Buena Vista Farms is a historic home located near Old Fields, Hardy County, West Virginia, USA. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[1]

The main house at Buena Vista Farms was built in 1836 and is a brick dwelling in the Greek Revival style. Also on the property is a large Gothic Revival style frame bank barn dated to 1904. The house is one of four significant Van Meter family dwellings — the others being Traveler's Rest, Fort Pleasant, and the Garrett VanMeter House.[2]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Paula S. Reed (August 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Buena Vista Farms" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-08-03.