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Mount Saint Joseph (West Virginia)

Mount Saint Joseph, also known as Holloway Estate, is a historic house and motherhouse located near Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia. The Holloway House was built in 1854, with two additions dated to the 1920s. The original farmhouse is two stories and measures 35 feet by 45 feet. The 1920s additions include one with a garage and apartment above, and an "L"-shaped addition which became the main living quarters. Located on the property is an immense, three winged structure built as the motherhouse for the Sisters of St. Joseph. It is a Modern building built in 1954-1956. Also on the property are a contributing cold storage building, spring house, and bathhouse.[2]

Mount Saint Joseph
Mount Saint Joseph building from parking lot.jpg
Motherhouse, seen from the parking lot
Mount Saint Joseph (West Virginia) is located in West Virginia
Mount Saint Joseph (West Virginia)
Mount Saint Joseph (West Virginia) is located in the United States
Mount Saint Joseph (West Virginia)
Location137 Mt. Saint Joseph Rd., near Wheeling, West Virginia
Coordinates40°6′49.7304″N 80°39′30.0168″W / 40.113814000°N 80.658338000°W / 40.113814000; -80.658338000Coordinates: 40°6′49.7304″N 80°39′30.0168″W / 40.113814000°N 80.658338000°W / 40.113814000; -80.658338000
Area44 acres (18 ha)
Built1854, 1954-1956
Architectural styleModern Movement
NRHP reference #07001418[1]
Added to NRHPJanuary 17, 2008

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.[1]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ Wheeling National Heritage Area Corporation (July 2007). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Mount Saint Joseph" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-09-01.