Cass Historic District

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Cass Historic District
Cass WV - Main Street.jpg
Cass, West Virginia, July 2008
Cass Historic District is located in West Virginia
Cass Historic District
Cass Historic District is located in the US
Cass Historic District
Location SR 1 and SR 7, Cass, West Virginia
Coordinates 38°23′29″N 79°55′8″W / 38.39139°N 79.91889°W / 38.39139; -79.91889Coordinates: 38°23′29″N 79°55′8″W / 38.39139°N 79.91889°W / 38.39139; -79.91889
Area 316 acres (128 ha)
Built 1902
Architectural style Gothic
NRHP Reference # 80004038[1]
Added to NRHP November 28, 1980

Cass Historic District is a national historic district located at Cass, Pocahontas County, West Virginia. The district encompasses 79 contributing buildings and 1 contributing structure. Cass was founded in 1902 as a company town for lumbering by the West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company. The district features three classes of housing: class three houses for day laborers, class two houses for section foreman and office personnel, and class one houses for persons in management positions. The class three houses measure 30 feet by 20 feet, and are very stout, rectangular two-story frame structures, with front and rear porches. Non-residential buildings include the former hospital, clubhouse, town building, lodge hall, former Methodist and Presbyterian churches, old school building, and the company store.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ C.E. Turley (August 1978). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Cass Historic District" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-09-01.