Historic Hampshire County, WV
West Virginia's Oldest County

 

West Virginia Historic Property Inventory Form
Sites Listed in Hampshire County

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ID Rating Name Location Owner Date constucted comments
             
HM-0055 CHP Frame House US Rt 50 west of Romney unk mid-19th century  
HM-0084 CE/CHD The Edith Kuykendall Home 400' west of River Rd. 8 miles south of Romney C. Ellis Hood mid-18th century Settlers' home
HM-0083 CE/CHD John Kuykendall House/Breakneck Farm 1000' west of River Rd. 6 miles south of Romney John I. Pancake 1750's-1840 Settlers' home/fort
HM-0064 CE Mathias Kuykendall House/ Jim Pancake Home 200' west of River Rd. 7 miles south of Romney Sam Pancake 1750-1825 Settlers' home
HM-0081 NE Joe A. Pancake Home 200' west of River Rd. 3 miles south of Romney Joe A. Pancake family 1872  
HM-0081 NE Brookside School House Along east side River Rd. 3 miles south of Romney Joe A. Pancake family early 20th century Only school house in survey area
HM-0077 CHD Parker-Scanlon Home Along east side River Rd. 1 mile south of Romney Mrs. A. C. Scanlon 1903  
HM-0072   Frame House w/ Stone End Chimney Off County Route 10/1   mid 19th century  
HM-0075 CE Adam Stump House Along east side River Rd. 11/2 miles south of Romney Mrs. James A. Stump 1849 & 1892 Home of Confederate Capt. George W. Stump
HM-0071   Fairview United Methodist Church County Route 10 southeast of Romney   Late 19th early 20th centuries  
HM-0069 CE Stone Fort 450' west of River Rd. 8 miles south of Romney C. Ellis Hood 1755-60 Settlers' fort during French and Indian War
HM-0070 NE John D. Millar House Rt. 4 Box 28 David Harmison 1902  
HM-0068 CE Johnson Place 1/2 mile west of River Rd. 5 miles south of Romney John A. Pancake 1837  
HM-0067 CE Bethesda Presbyterian Church 100' east of River Rd. 61/2 miles south of Romney John W. Pancake 1894  
HM-0066 CHD Log House 225' east of River Rd. 61/2 miles south of Romney   1840 tenant house (?)
HM-0065 CHD John Pancake House east side of River Rd. 6 miles south of Romney John W. Pancake 1840  
HM-0063 CE Isaac Millar House/John F. Arnold Home west side of River Rd. 8 miles south of Romney Mrs. John Arnold 1770  
HM-0062 NE Col. Frank Murphy Home/Murphy Place East side of River Rd. 9 miles south of Romney Geraldine Stump    
HM-0061 NE Stumps Hunting Camp 1200' east of River Rd. 21/2 miles south of Romney George Stump Jr. 1840  
HM-0059 CE Harmison Home 8 miles south of Co. Rt. 8 John Decker Harmison 1748 Surveyed by George Washington
HM-0057 NE Nancy Hanks' birth place US Rt 50 on Co. Rt. 6/2 near Antioch      
HM-0085   Kuykendall Polygonal Barn River Rd. 10 miles south of Romney C. Ellis Hood 1906 DESTROYED! Located on one of the oldest farms in Hampshire Co.
HM-0088 CHD Davis Log Home 197 Main St. Hampshire Co. Public Library Association c/o Ralph Haines, trustee 1840  
HM-0047-0018 CHD Law Office of W.B. & J.J. Cornwell, Bill and Bobs' Barber Shop, Dental Office of Dr. A.N. McKeever, Senator William Oates's Real Estate Office Main Street Bernard W. Hill Estate 1890  
HM-0047-0019 CE Old White Home Main Street Royce B. Saville 1857  
HM-0047-0020 CHD Esteban G. Friera Main Street Esteban G. Friera 1850  
HM-0047-0021 CHD The Bee Hive Corner of Bolton St. and Rosemary Lane John E. Childs Jr. / Nancy E. Childs 1880  
HM-0047-0022 CE S.R. Lupton Homeplace Main Street Mrs. Madeline Blue 1850 Home of Dr. Lupton during the Civil War
HM-0047-0023 CE Hampshire County Court House Corner of Main and High Streets Hampshire Co. Court Completed in 1922  
HM-0047-0024 CHD Kerns House/American Legion Main Street American Legion Dept. of W.V. 1840  
HM-0054 CE Mill Meadow U.S. Rt. 50 West of Romney   mid 19th century  
HM-0076 AI Old Bridge 200' west of River Rd. 1 mile south of Romney Paul C. Williams Estate 1805-1838  
HM-0056 NE Frame House w/ Stone End Chimney U.S. Rt. 50 West of Romney   mid 19th century  
HM-0074 CE Indian Mound Cemetary U.S. Rt. 50   1810 Holds one of the first monuments to Southern soldiers who died in the Civil War
HM-0048 CE Romney Presbyterian Church Rosemary Lane and Marsham St.   1860 During Civil War was used as a stable and a Hospital
HM-0053 CE WV School for the Deaf and Blind U.S. 50/ SR28   1870  
HM-0052 AI The Chimneys I East Main Street      
HM-0051 NR Wilson-Woodrow-Mytinger House 51 West Gravel Lane Dr. Herbert P. Stelling 1750's Listed on National Register of Historic Places
HM-0050 NR Literary Hall Main and High Streets   1869-70 Listed on National Register of Historic Places
  NR Old District Parsonage N. High St., Romney Dr. & Mrs. Garry Long
HM-0049 AI Gineran Log Building, Farm and Mill Complex Unk Mrs. Geraldine Ward    
HM-0047-0001 CHD S.R. Pancake/ Effie Pancake Corner (NE) of Main and Antigo Place Effie Pancake 1880  
HM-0047-0002` AI Corbett's Drug Store Main Street Helen C. Ansel 1921  
HM-0047-0003 CHD Blue Home Main Street Madelyn Blue 1890  
HM-0047-0005 CHD Green Palm Restaurant Corner of Main and Marsham Royce B. Saville before 1853  
HM-0047-0006 CHD Pancake Store Building/ Alpine Café Corner of Main and High Streets Jimmie Joe Hartman 1860  
HM-0047-0008 CHD Captain Christian Streit White "White Home Place" 332 Main Street Christian S. White III 1860  
HM-0047-0007 CE Home of Governor John J. Cornwell, Schaffer Funeral Home Main Street Keith and Ila Shaffer 1900  
HM-0047-0009 CHD (Old) First National Bank of Romney Corner of Main and High Streets National Building Inc. 1911  
HM-0047-0010 CHD Old Bank of Romney Building/ Cookman Building Corner of Main and Grafton Streets James B. Cookman 1908 remodeled 1928  
HM-0047-0011   Wirgman Building (site) Main Street Bank Of Romney 1825  
HM-0047-0012 CHD Austin Restaurant Main Street National Building Inc. 1850  
HM-0047-0013   The Keller House Corner of Main and Grafton Streets   1914  
HM-0047-0014 CHD Keller Home Place Corner of Antigo Place and Main Streets (SE) Earl Edgel 1910  
HM-0047-0015 CHD Houser Building Main Street John E. Daskal 1880  
HM-0047-0016 CHD Hills Drug Store Main Street Mrs. Virginia DeBerry Hill 1840  
HM-0047-0017 CHD Robert Shilling Corner of Marsham St. and Rosemary Ln. Robert and Carol Shilling 1890  
HM-0047-0004 CHD Opera House, Ideal Theatre, Ben Franklin Store Main Street Madelyn Blue 1900  
HM-0040 CE Job Parker House West of U.S. Route 50, near Titus Run Rd.   1800's  
  NR Sycamore Dale River Road, .5 south of Rt. 50 Mrs. Paul Williams & heirs 1836-39 related to Civil War events, historic persons
HM-0043 CE Isaac Means House Off U.S. Rt. 50 at the base of Mill Creek Mtn.   early-mid 19th century  
HM-0042 CE Parker House     1850's  
HM-0041 CE Frame House w/ Stone End Chimney West of Dumpling Run, btw Junction and Mechanicsburg   1850's  
HM-0044 CE Long Frame House U.S. Rt. 50, Pleasantdale   early-mid 19th century  
HM-0045 CE Long Frame House County Route 50/17 at U.S. Route 50   mid-19th century  
HM-0046 CE Frame House w/ Brick Center Chimney Route 50 east of Pleasantdale   early-mid 19th century  
HM-0089 AI Threshing Barn County Route 6, Smoky Hollow Road Mr.Noble post 1790  
HM-0019 CE Fort Edwards U.S. Route 50, Capon Bridge Mrs. Vernie Hook 1756 Site of a stockade built in mid-18th century.Troops from this fort were under Capt. Mercer, which were ambushed April 18, 1756.
HM-0020 CE Gardner Home Rt. 50, Capon Bridge Capon Bridge Public Library 1900's Unique example of this building type.
HM-0021 AI Frame House Rt. 50 east of Capon Bridge   Late 19th century  
HM-0022 AI Frame House Rt. 50 east of Capon Bridge   Mid-Late 19th century Substantial mid 19th century area farmhouse
HM-0023 AI Frame House Rt. 50 east of Capon Bridge   Mid-Late 19th century Simple, plain farmhouse
HM-0024 AI Frame (log?) House w/ Center Stone Chimney Off County Route 15, Capon Bridge   19th century  
HM-0025 CHD Frame House w/ Stone Chimneys Rt. 50 west of Capon Bridge   19th century  
HM-0012 CHD Capon Bridge District U.S. Route 50, Capon Bridge      
HM-0027 DEM Amos L. Pugh House U.S. Route 50, Capon Bridge   1885 Well preserved example of late-19th century middle class housing.
HM-0026 CE Gertrude Ward House Off Rt. 50, Capon Bridge   1830  
  NR Capt. David Pugh House Hooks Mill Kirsten Weiblen 1835 significance of owner and architecture
  NR Capon Springs Resort Capon Springs Capon Springs and Farm, Inc. 1850-1943 significant for recreation and architecture
HM-0028 CE Isaac Brill House, "Chimneystone" CR23-I, Capon Springs   1830-1847  
HM-0058 NR Frye's Spring, "Watson" Capon Springs Mr. Porter L. Austin 1787 Used by Indians before the first white settlers.
HM-0001 CE Bloomery Inn Furnace Along State Route 45, one mile east of Forks of Cacapon W.V. Dept of Highways 1833 Built by Thomas Pastly.
HM-0090-0002 NE Stucture 2 U.S. Route 220, Purgitsville unknown 1915  
HM-0090-0001 NE Marvin Chapel U.S. Route 220, Purgitsville unknown 1895  
HM-0091-0001 CHD   U.S. Route 220, Purgitsville unknown Circa 1900  
HM-0091-0004 CHD   U.S. Route 220, Purgitsville unknown Circa 1900  
HM-0091-0005 NE   U.S. Route 220, Purgitsville unknown Circa 1880  
HM-0091-0006 NE   U.S. Route 220, Purgitsville      
HM-0016 CE Whip Crack Furnace Yellow Spring   c.1870  
HM-0011 AI Hartman Log Dwelling Sherman District   c.1810  
HM-0013 AI Harriot Farm Site Along South Branch Potomac River, Wapocomo Charles R. Herriot 1630 Recognized as an important archaeological site in W.V.
HM-0014 AI Frame House Springfield Vicinity      
HM-0015 CE Log Cabins W.V. Rt. 28   c.1820  
HM-0017 AI Carmen P. Buckbe Residence W.V. Rt. 28, Wapocomo Carmen P. Buckbe c. 1870 An area near the house was an Indian site.
HM-0018 AI Rock Cliff Off W.V. Rt. 2 at Wapocomo     There is a tradition of an Indian battle at these rocks.
HM-0008 NR Washington Bottom Farm, Ridgedale Rt. 28, Washington Rd. Robert and Gloretta Brinker c.1840 Property was a land grant from Lord Fairfax.
HM-0010 NR Scanlon Farm County Route 5/4, Three Churches Run Rd. T. Dennis Siepman c. 1840, 1865 Boyhood and family home of Dr. Charles Scanlon.
HM-0073 CE Frame House w/ Stone End Chimney Rt. 50, Shanks   mid 19th century  
HM-0086 NE Log House and Outbuilding County Rt. 50/7, southeast of Shanks   early-mid 19th century  
HM-0087 CHD Frame House w/ Stone Chimney Rt. 50 Shanks   mid 19th century  
HM-0029 AI Log House Rt. 50 east of Junction   early-mid 19th century  
HM-0030 CE Jake Cheshire Place U.S. Route 50 and 220 northwest of Junction Maxwell Whipp c.1795 and c.1830 House built at two different times. The family lived in one side while the other was used to lodge teamsters.
HM-0031 CE Frame(part log?) House with Stone Chimney Rt. 50 east of Junction   early-mid 19th century  
HM-0032 AI Frame(part log?) House Rt. 50, Junction   early-mid 19th century  
HM-0033 CE Two-section log house Off Rt. 50 and 220 at County Rt. 50/1 west of Junction   early-mid 19th century  
HM-0034 NR Sloan-Parker House, "Stone House" Rt. 50, Junction vicinity Mr and Mrs. John Henry Parker Jr. 1790  
HM-0035 CE Frame House w/ Brick Chimneys U.S. Route 220, Junction   Late 19th Century  
  NR  Scanlan Farm Log House  Three Churches  T. Dennis Siepmann  1840  early 19th century log construction and home of Dr. Charles Scanlon 

 

    
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