Philippi Historic District

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Philippi Historic District
Philippi, West Virginia, across the Tygart Valley River, September 2007
Philippi Historic District is located in West Virginia
Philippi Historic District
Philippi Historic District is located in the US
Philippi Historic District
Location Roughly bounded by Pike, High, Walnut, Wolfe, Main, Wilson Sts., and Tygart Valley River, Philippi, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°9′0″N 80°2′20″W / 39.15000°N 80.03889°W / 39.15000; -80.03889Coordinates: 39°9′0″N 80°2′20″W / 39.15000°N 80.03889°W / 39.15000; -80.03889
Area 95 acres (38 ha)
Built 1852
Architect Fulton, J. Charles; Et al.
Architectural style Greek Revival, Italianate, Queen Anne
NRHP Reference #


Added to NRHP August 29, 1990

The Philippi Historic District (PHD) is national historic district located at Philippi, Barbour County, West Virginia, USA. It encompasses 113 contributing buildings and one contributing structure dating from the mid-19th century through early 20th century. The district includes the commercial, ecclesiastical, and civic core of the town situated along the Tygart Valley River.

The PHD includes a number of buildings representative of popular architectural styles including Queen Anne, Italianate, and Greek Revival. Located within the district are the separately listed Barbour County Courthouse, Philippi B & O Railroad Station, Philippi Covered Bridge, and Peck-Crim-Chesser House.[2]

The PHD was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1990.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Students at Alderson-Broaddus College under James W. Daddysman (April 1990). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Philippi Historic District" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-06-02. 
An 1861 view of Main Street, Philippi.