Hancock House (Bluefield, West Virginia)

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Hancock House
Hancock House (Bluefield, West Virginia) is located in West Virginia
Hancock House (Bluefield, West Virginia)
Hancock House (Bluefield, West Virginia) is located in the US
Hancock House (Bluefield, West Virginia)
Location 300 Sussex St., Bluefield, West Virginia
Coordinates 37°16′33″N 81°13′13″W / 37.27583°N 81.22028°W / 37.27583; -81.22028Coordinates: 37°16′33″N 81°13′13″W / 37.27583°N 81.22028°W / 37.27583; -81.22028
Built 1907
Architect M.H. Pettigo
Architectural style Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, American Foursquare
NRHP Reference # 89001783[1]
Added to NRHP January 17, 1990

The Hancock House also known as the "Alpha House," is a historic home located at Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia. It was built in 1907, and is a large, 2 1/2-story frame dwelling in the American Foursquare style. It features a massive, very deep porch encircling the house on the front and side elevations and a porte cochere. The house was purchased by the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity of Bluefield State College in 1962.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Marvin W. Rogers (April 1989). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Easley House" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-08-18.