John McLure House

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John McLure House
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John McLure House, May 2013
John McLure House is located in West Virginia
John McLure House
John McLure House is located in the US
John McLure House
Location 203 S. Front St., Wheeling, West Virginia
Coordinates 40°4′8″N 80°43′45″W / 40.06889°N 80.72917°W / 40.06889; -80.72917Coordinates: 40°4′8″N 80°43′45″W / 40.06889°N 80.72917°W / 40.06889; -80.72917
Area less than one acre
Architectural style Classical Revival, Federal
NRHP Reference # 91001013[1]
Added to NRHP August 5, 1991

John McLure House, also known as the Hans Phillips House, Lawrence Sands House, and Daniel Zane House, is a historic home located on Wheeling Island at Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia. It was built between 1853 and 1856 [when the island was a part of Virginia], and is a three-story, Federal-style brick dwelling. A two-story rear addition was built before 1870. A semi-circular columned portico and two-story, projecting side bay, were added in the late 19th century and added Classical Revival elements to the home. A "widow's walk" was placed on the roof sometime after McLure's death. It was the home of Captain John McLure (1816-1893), an American steamboat master, boatbuilder, and capitalist.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991. It is located in the Wheeling Island Historic District.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ George Wayland (May 1991). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: John McLure House" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-08-31.