Walnut Grove (Union, West Virginia)

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Walnut Grove
Walnut Grove (Union, West Virginia) is located in West Virginia
Walnut Grove (Union, West Virginia)
Walnut Grove (Union, West Virginia) is located in the US
Walnut Grove (Union, West Virginia)
Location North of Union on U.S. Route 219, near Union, West Virginia
Coordinates 37°36′9″N 80°32′29″W / 37.60250°N 80.54139°W / 37.60250; -80.54139Coordinates: 37°36′9″N 80°32′29″W / 37.60250°N 80.54139°W / 37.60250; -80.54139
Area 5 acres (2.0 ha)
Built 1783
Architectural style Greek Revival, Federal
NRHP Reference # 77001378[1]
Added to NRHP August 22, 1977

"Walnut Grove", also known as the Andrew Beirne House, is a historic home located near Union, Monroe County, West Virginia. It is a "T" shaped dwelling that integrates four separate structures. The oldest date to the 1780s and incorporates two, two-story log buildings. Attached to them is a formerly detached log kitchen. A two-story, Greek Revival-style brick addition was built after 1825. The entrance is in this section and features a one-story porch supported by square columns. Also on the property are a two-room frame office building, brick smokehouse, and stone springhouse. It was home to U.S. Congressman Andrew Beirne (1771–1845).[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977. It is located in the Union Historic District, listed in 1990.[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. ^ C.E. Turley and James E. Harding (November 1976). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Walnut Grove" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-08-18.