Middlebourne Historic District

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Middlebourne Historic District
Middlebourne West Virginia.jpg
Middlebourne, West Virginia, December 2006
Middlebourne Historic District is located in West Virginia
Middlebourne Historic District
Middlebourne Historic District is located in the US
Middlebourne Historic District
Location Main, East, and Dodd Sts., Middlebourne, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°29′34″N 80°54′38″W / 39.49278°N 80.91056°W / 39.49278; -80.91056Coordinates: 39°29′34″N 80°54′38″W / 39.49278°N 80.91056°W / 39.49278; -80.91056
Area 50 acres (20 ha)
Built 1812
Architect Multiple
Architectural style Classical Revival, Queen Anne, Federal
NRHP reference #

93000613

[1]
Added to NRHP July 9, 1993

Middlebourne Historic District is a national historic district located at Middlebourne, Tyler County, West Virginia. It encompasses 88 contributing buildings that include the civic, commercial, and residential core of Middlebourne. Most of the buildings in the district date from the late-19th and early-20th century in popular architectural styles, such as Queen Anne and Classical Revival. The two oldest are the Federal-style Quinif House (1805) and Gorrell-Wetzel House (1807). Other notable buildings include the Tyler County High School (1907), First National Bank (1902), Smith's Drug Store (c. 1890), Nadene Theater (c. 1920), The Powell-Shore House (c. 1898-99; the town's best example of Queen Anne Architecture), the Weekley House (c. 1905), the Huth-Fletcher House (1895), and United Methodist Church and Parsonage (1910). Also located in the district is the separately listed Tyler County Courthouse and Jail (1854, 1874, 1922).[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1993.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Rodney S. Collins and Karen Maple-Stover (April 1993). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Middlebourne Historic District" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-07-09.