James Clark McGrew House

James Clark McGrew House, also known as the Gibson Property, is a historic home located at Kingwood, Preston County, West Virginia. The house consists of a large main two-story block and a low two-story ell. The oldest section is the northern ell, built in 1841. The main block was built about 1870. Also on the property are a contributing two-story barn/outbuilding connected to the house with a breezeway and a two-story Gothic Revival barn/carriage house. The house was built by James McGrew (1813 – 1910), a founding father of West Virginia.[2]

James Clark McGrew House
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James Clark McGrew House is located in West Virginia
James Clark McGrew House
James Clark McGrew House is located in the United States
James Clark McGrew House
Location109 E. Main St., Kingwood, West Virginia
Coordinates39°28′20″N 79°41′11″W / 39.47222°N 79.68639°W / 39.47222; -79.68639Coordinates: 39°28′20″N 79°41′11″W / 39.47222°N 79.68639°W / 39.47222; -79.68639
Area2.8 acres (1.1 ha)
Architectural styleItalianate, Federal, Gothic Revival
NRHP reference No.93000618[1]
Added to NRHPJuly 9, 1993

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1993.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Rosemary Bernatowicz (March 1993). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: James Clark McGrew House" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-09-01.