The Willows (Moorefield, West Virginia)

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The Willows
The Willows (Moorefield, West Virginia) is located in West Virginia
The Willows (Moorefield, West Virginia)
The Willows (Moorefield, West Virginia) is located in the US
The Willows (Moorefield, West Virginia)
Location South of Moorefield, near Moorefield, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°2′0″N 78°57′43″W / 39.03333°N 78.96194°W / 39.03333; -78.96194Coordinates: 39°2′0″N 78°57′43″W / 39.03333°N 78.96194°W / 39.03333; -78.96194
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1850
Architectural style Greek Revival
MPS South Branch Valley MRA
NRHP Reference # 73001905[1]
Added to NRHP July 2, 1973

"The Willows", also known as Randolph House, is a historic home located near Moorefield, Hardy County, West Virginia. It was built in three sections in a telescoping style. It consists of One small log house, a middle section of frame, and a brick mansion all connected end-to-end. The oldest section is the 1 1/2 story log structure built before 1773. The main section is a two story, brick Greek Revival style mansion house. It features a square columned entrance porch. During the American Civil War, McNeill's Rangers used the farm for care of some of their horses. In the last year of the War, McNeill's Rangers commander Major Harry Gilmore used "The Willows" as his command.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.[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. ^ Nancy Ann Snider (August 1972). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: The Willows" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-08-03.