Union Historic District

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Union Historic District
Union Historic District is located in West Virginia
Union Historic District
Union Historic District is located in the US
Union Historic District
Location Roughly along Main, Dunlap, Pump and Elmwood Sts. N from Royal Oak Field, including Paradise and Monument Fields, Union, West Virginia
Coordinates 37°35′35″N 80°32′25″W / 37.59306°N 80.54028°W / 37.59306; -80.54028Coordinates: 37°35′35″N 80°32′25″W / 37.59306°N 80.54028°W / 37.59306; -80.54028
Area 175 acres (71 ha)
Architectural style Bungalow/craftsman, Greek Revival, Queen Anne
NRHP Reference # 90001844[1]
Added to NRHP December 6, 1990
Statue in Confederate Memorial Park, Union, WV

Union Historic District is a national historic district located at Union, Monroe County, West Virginia. The district includes 174 contributing buildings, 2 contributing sites, 7 contributing structures, and 1 contributing object in the Union and surrounding areas. Notable properties include the Monroe County Courthouse (c. 1882), Union High School (1939), Monroe County Confederate Monument (1901), Monroe Department Store (1898), Watchman Office (c. 1870), Union Presbyterian Church (1922), Union United Methodist Church (c. 1889), old Baptist Church (c. 1845), All Saints Episcopal Church (c. 1873), old brick Methodist Church (c. 1831), old Union Academy (c. 1820), Old Temperance Hall (c. 1849), Located in the district are the separately listed Elmwood, Walnut Grove and Brig. Gen. John Echols House.[2]

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


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Ronald L. Ripley (July 1990). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Union Historic District" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-08-18. 

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