Gilbert and Samuel McKown House

Gilbert and Samuel McKown House, also known as "Marshy Dell", is a historic home located near Gerrardstown, Berkeley County, West Virginia. It is a large two story, four bay wide log dwelling. The eastern section of the house was built by Gilbert McKown about 1774; the other section was added by his son Samuel about 1810. Also on the property is a 1 1/2-story stone outbuilding.[2]

Gilbert and Samuel McKown House
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Gilbert and Samuel McKown House is located in West Virginia
Gilbert and Samuel McKown House
Gilbert and Samuel McKown House is located in the United States
Gilbert and Samuel McKown House
LocationWV 51, near Gerrardstown, West Virginia
Coordinates39°22′2″N 78°5′23″W / 39.36722°N 78.08972°W / 39.36722; -78.08972Coordinates: 39°22′2″N 78°5′23″W / 39.36722°N 78.08972°W / 39.36722; -78.08972
Area1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built1774, 1810
ArchitectMcKown, Gilbert; McKown, Samuel
NRHP reference No.84003477 [1]
Added to NRHPJanuary 12, 1984

Marshy Dell [3] was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. ^ Frances D. Ruth (September 1983). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Gilbert and Samuel McKown House" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-06-02. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Marshy Dell, also known as the McKown House, built in 1770 in Gerrardstown, West Virginia". Library of Congress Online Catalog.