Moundsville Commercial Historic District

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Moundsville Commercial Historic District
Marshall County Courthouse West Virginia.jpg
Marshall County Courthouse, December 2006
Moundsville Commercial Historic District is located in West Virginia
Moundsville Commercial Historic District
Moundsville Commercial Historic District is located in the US
Moundsville Commercial Historic District
Location Roughly, Jefferson Ave. from Second to Seventh Sts., Seventh from Jefferson to Lafayette Ave. and Lafayette S of Seventh, Moundsville, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°55′15″N 80°44′49″W / 39.92083°N 80.74694°W / 39.92083; -80.74694Coordinates: 39°55′15″N 80°44′49″W / 39.92083°N 80.74694°W / 39.92083; -80.74694
Area 15 acres (6.1 ha)
Built 1835
Architect Batson, William H.
Architectural style Early Republic, Mid 19th Century Revival, Late Victorian
NRHP reference #


Added to NRHP March 17, 1995

Moundsville Commercial Historic District is a national historic district located at Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia. It encompasses 72 contributing buildings in the central business district of Moundsville. They are large 2-4 story brick buildings reflecting the Georgian and Late Victorian styles. Notable buildings include the Marshall House (c. 1835), Roberts House (c. 1850), F.O.E. Building (1940), State Food Store (1939), Simpson United Methodist Church (1907), First Christian Church (1899), St. Francis Xavier Roman Catholic Church (1917), Strand Theater (1920), Marshall County Courthouse (1876), and Post Office and Federal Building (1914). Located within the district is the separately listed Ferrell-Holt House.[2]

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


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Michael Gioulis (June 1994). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Moundsville Commercial Historic District" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-07-09.