Morgantown Wharf and Warehouse Historic District

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Morgantown Wharf and Warehouse Historic District
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Morgantown Wharf and Warehouse Historic District is located in West Virginia
Morgantown Wharf and Warehouse Historic District
Morgantown Wharf and Warehouse Historic District is located in the US
Morgantown Wharf and Warehouse Historic District
Location Roughly along Monongahela R. from Warren St. to Walnut St., Morgantown, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°37′42″N 79°57′39″W / 39.62833°N 79.96083°W / 39.62833; -79.96083Coordinates: 39°37′42″N 79°57′39″W / 39.62833°N 79.96083°W / 39.62833; -79.96083
Area 20 acres (8.1 ha)
Built 1885
Architectural style Italianate, Queen Anne, Romanesque
NRHP Reference # 98001466[1]
Added to NRHP December 16, 1998

Morgantown Wharf and Warehouse Historic District is a national historic district located at Morgantown, Monongalia County, West Virginia.

Description[edit]

The district includes 36 contributing buildings, 1 contributing site, and 2 contributing structures in a formerly industrial area along the Monongahela River and B&O Railroad tracks. The district consists of primarily two and three-story, masonry buildings with warehouse or commercial facilities on the first floor with some residential on the upper stories, and some worker's housing. Most of the buildings were built between 1885 and 1948. Notable buildings include the B&O Railroad Depot (1885), Kincaid Building (c. 1904-1906), railroad bridge over Deckers Creek (c. 1900-1910), railroad trestle (c. 1900), and wharf site (c. 1847). Also located in the district is the separately listed Kincaid and Arnett Feed and Flour Building.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Michael Gioulis (May 1998). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Morgantown Wharf and Warehouse Historic District" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-08-20.