Capt. John Halstead Farm

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Capt. John Halstead Farm
Capt. John Halstead Farm is located in West Virginia
Capt. John Halstead Farm
Location Whitewater Rd. (County Route 9), near Kesslers Cross Lanes, West Virginia
Coordinates 38°20′5″N 80°56′21″W / 38.33472°N 80.93917°W / 38.33472; -80.93917Coordinates: 38°20′5″N 80°56′21″W / 38.33472°N 80.93917°W / 38.33472; -80.93917
Area 3.6 acres (1.5 ha)
Built 1876
NRHP Reference # 98001475[1]
Added to NRHP December 15, 1998

Capt. John Halstead Farm is a historic home and farm located near Kesslers Cross Lanes, Nicholas County, West Virginia. It was built about 1876, and is a two-story side gable with a rear gable two-story wing. It features a full length, two-story porch on the front of the house and one on the side of the wing in the rear. Also on the property are a contributing gable-roofed tool shed, a small barn, a long narrow chicken coop, an outhouse, and a large barn. It is an example of the local type of residence and subsistence farm.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.[1]


  1. ^ a b Staff (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Michael Gioulis and Wilma Richardson (January 2001). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Capt. John Halstead Farm" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-08-18.