Oakland (Parkersburg, West Virginia)

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Stephenson House, Parkersburg, West Virginia.jpg
Front and side of the house
Oakland (Parkersburg, West Virginia) is located in West Virginia
Oakland (Parkersburg, West Virginia)
Oakland (Parkersburg, West Virginia) is located in the US
Oakland (Parkersburg, West Virginia)
Location 1131 7th St., Parkersburg, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°15′52″N 81°32′36″W / 39.26444°N 81.54333°W / 39.26444; -81.54333Coordinates: 39°15′52″N 81°32′36″W / 39.26444°N 81.54333°W / 39.26444; -81.54333
Area 6 acres (2.4 ha)
Built c. 1840
Architectural style Greek Revival
NRHP Reference # 79002604[1]
Added to NRHP May 29, 1979

"Oakland," also known as the James M. Stephenson House, is a historic home located at Parkersburg, Wood County, West Virginia. It was built about 1840, and is a two-story, "L"-shaped, red brick house in the Greek Revival style. It features a low hipped roof with cupola and a single bay, one-story portico with paired, fluted wooden Doric order columns.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. It was donated to the WVU Parkersburg Foundation in 2015.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Rodney S. Collins (January 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Oakland" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-09-10. 

External links[edit]