Lowther Store

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Lowther Store
Lowther's Store.jpg
Lowther Store, September 2010
Lowther Store is located in West Virginia
Lowther Store
Lowther Store is located in the US
Lowther Store
Location 1793 Replete Road, near Wheeler, West Virginia
Coordinates 38°40′40″N 80°23′31″W / 38.67778°N 80.39194°W / 38.67778; -80.39194Coordinates: 38°40′40″N 80°23′31″W / 38.67778°N 80.39194°W / 38.67778; -80.39194
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built c. 1900
Architect Anderson, George Reuben
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Added to NRHP April 7, 1997

Lowther Store, also known as the John A. Hinkle and Son Store, is a historic general store located near Wheeler, Webster County, West Virginia. It was built about 1900 and expanded about 1910. The store is a one-story rectangular, wood-frame building with a foundation of field stones and posts. Also on the property are a frame coal house, and a storage building located across the roadway. It is the oldest continuous operating business in Webster County.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1997.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Linda Lowther (November 1996). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Lowther Store" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-07-09.