Henderson Hall Historic District

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Henderson Hall Historic District
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Henderson Hall Historic District is located in West Virginia
Henderson Hall Historic District
Henderson Hall Historic District is located in the US
Henderson Hall Historic District
Location CR 21/2 off WV 14, near Williamstown, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°22′40″N 81°28′58″W / 39.37778°N 81.48278°W / 39.37778; -81.48278Coordinates: 39°22′40″N 81°28′58″W / 39.37778°N 81.48278°W / 39.37778; -81.48278
Area 65 acres (26 ha)
Built 1836
Architectural style Italianate
NRHP Reference # 86000811[1]
Added to NRHP April 17, 1986

Henderson Hall Historic District, is a historic home and national historic district located near Williamstown, Wood County, West Virginia. It encompasses 10 contributing buildings, 4 contributing structures, 1 contributing site, and 1 contributing object. The primary building is "Henderson Hall," a three-story, Italianate mansion built between 1856 and 1859. Attached to the dwelling is a rear block, constructed in 1836. The remaining buildings are part of the associated farm complex. They include a log smokehouse (c. 1836), carriage barn and schoolroom (c. 1860), log corn crib (c. 1836), corncrib (c. 1856), scale house (c. 1856), cow barn (c. 1850), barn (c. 1895), tenant house (c. 1895-1900), "Woodhaven" (the Henry Clay Henderson House) (c. 1877), Henderson Cemetery, stone terrace wall, stne mounting block, and three prehistoric Indian mounds.[2]

It was listed to the National Register of Historical Places in 1986.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Rodney S. Collins (January 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Henderson Hall Historic District" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-09-10.