Malden Historic District

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Malden Historic District
Malden Historic District is located in West Virginia
Malden Historic District
Malden Historic District is located in the US
Malden Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by RR tracks, Kanawha River, Georges Dr. and U.S. 60, Malden, West Virginia
Coordinates 38°17′49″N 81°33′35″W / 38.29694°N 81.55972°W / 38.29694; -81.55972Coordinates: 38°17′49″N 81°33′35″W / 38.29694°N 81.55972°W / 38.29694; -81.55972
Area 68 acres (28 ha)
Architectural style Late Victorian, Federal
NRHP Reference # 80004028[1]
Added to NRHP July 18, 1980

Malden Historic District is a national historic district located within the town of Malden, located in Kanawha County, West Virginia.


The district includes 95 contributing buildings. It includes residential, commercial, ecclesiastical, and industrial buildings dated as early as the 1830s.

Notable buildings include the Richard E. Putney House (1836), Kanawha Salines Presbyterian Church (1840), and J. Q. Dickinson & Company building. Located within the district is the separately listed African Zion Baptist Church.[2]

The Malden Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ James Murray Howard (August 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Malden Historic District" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-06-02. 

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