National Register of Historic Places listings in Kanawha County, West Virginia

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Kanawha County, West Virginia.

Location of Kanawha County in West Virginia

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in an online map.[1]

There are 86 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the county.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted September 17, 2021.[2]
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Contents: Counties in West Virginia


Current listingsEdit

[3] Name on the Register Image Date listed[4] Location City or town Description
1 African Zion Baptist Church December 27, 1974
(#74002010)
4104 Malden Dr.
38°17′58″N 81°33′26″W / 38.2994°N 81.5572°W / 38.2994; -81.5572 (African Zion Baptist Church)
Malden
2 Bank of St. Albans Building February 1, 1988
(#87002518)
80 Olde Main Plaza
38°23′11″N 81°50′21″W / 38.3864°N 81.8392°W / 38.3864; -81.8392 (Bank of St. Albans Building)
St. Albans
3 Barnes-Wellford House October 26, 1984
(#84000390)
66 Abney Circle
38°20′18″N 81°38′28″W / 38.3383°N 81.6411°W / 38.3383; -81.6411 (Barnes-Wellford House)
Charleston
4 The Beeches April 20, 1979
(#79002586)
805 Kanawha Ter.
38°22′55″N 81°49′49″W / 38.3819°N 81.8303°W / 38.3819; -81.8303 (The Beeches)
St. Albans
5 Bird Haven October 26, 1984
(#84000393)
733 Myrtle Rd.
38°20′12″N 81°38′35″W / 38.3367°N 81.6431°W / 38.3367; -81.6431 (Bird Haven)
Charleston
6 Daniel Boone Hotel August 21, 1984
(#84003602)
405 Capitol St.
38°21′05″N 81°37′56″W / 38.3514°N 81.6322°W / 38.3514; -81.6322 (Daniel Boone Hotel)
Charleston
7 Bougemont Complex October 26, 1984
(#84000395)
Bougemont Dr.
38°20′25″N 81°38′03″W / 38.3403°N 81.6342°W / 38.3403; -81.6342 (Bougemont Complex)
Charleston
8 Breezemont April 15, 1982
(#82004324)
915 Breezemont Dr.
38°21′48″N 81°38′16″W / 38.3633°N 81.6378°W / 38.3633; -81.6378 (Breezemont)
Charleston
9 Briarwood October 26, 1984
(#84000396)
1240 Staunton Rd.
38°20′13″N 81°38′07″W / 38.3369°N 81.6353°W / 38.3369; -81.6353 (Briarwood)
Charleston
10 Canty House September 23, 1988
(#88001587)
WV 25
38°22′57″N 81°45′48″W / 38.3825°N 81.7633°W / 38.3825; -81.7633 (Canty House)
Institute
11 Cedar Grove March 10, 1975
(#75001893)
Southeast of the junction of U.S. Route 60 and Kanawha and James River Turnpike
38°13′17″N 81°25′41″W / 38.2214°N 81.4281°W / 38.2214; -81.4281 (Cedar Grove)
Cedar Grove
12 Charleston Baptist Temple April 4, 2000
(#00000252)
209 Morris St.
38°20′43″N 81°37′44″W / 38.3453°N 81.6289°W / 38.3453; -81.6289 (Charleston Baptist Temple)
Charleston
13 Charleston City Hall June 6, 1988
(#88000639)
Court and Virginia Sts.
38°21′02″N 81°38′20″W / 38.3506°N 81.6389°W / 38.3506; -81.6389 (Charleston City Hall)
Charleston
14 Charleston Municipal Auditorium November 22, 1999
(#99001398)
224-232 Virginia St. E.
38°21′10″N 81°38′24″W / 38.3528°N 81.64°W / 38.3528; -81.64 (Charleston Municipal Auditorium)
Charleston
15 Charmco Building November 30, 2020
(#100005828)
606 Morris St.
38°20′55″N 81°37′27″W / 38.3486°N 81.6243°W / 38.3486; -81.6243 (Charmco Building)
Charleston
16 Chesapeake and Ohio Depot October 26, 1984
(#84000782)
305 MacCorkle Ave.
38°20′47″N 81°38′18″W / 38.3464°N 81.6383°W / 38.3464; -81.6383 (Chesapeake and Ohio Depot)
Charleston
17 Chilton House April 29, 1977
(#77001376)
Off U.S. Route 60
38°23′13″N 81°50′24″W / 38.3869°N 81.84°W / 38.3869; -81.84 (Chilton House)
St. Albans
18 W.E. Chilton II House October 26, 1984
(#84000397)
1266 Louden Heights Rd.
38°19′57″N 81°38′40″W / 38.3325°N 81.6444°W / 38.3325; -81.6444 (W.E. Chilton II House)
Charleston
19 Clendenin Historic District May 2, 1996
(#96000442)
Roughly bounded by First Ave. and Kanawha Ave. between 5th St. and French St.
38°29′22″N 81°20′51″W / 38.4894°N 81.3475°W / 38.4894; -81.3475 (Clendenin Historic District)
Clendenin
20 Coal River Locks, Dams, and Log Booms Archeological District November 24, 1997
(#97001417)
Address Restricted
Alum Creek
21 Cox-Morton House October 26, 1984
(#84000399)
640 Holley Rd.
38°20′51″N 81°38′41″W / 38.3475°N 81.6447°W / 38.3475; -81.6447 (Cox-Morton House)
Charleston
22 Cox-Parks House October 26, 1984
(#84000400)
710 Myrtle Rd.
38°20′47″N 81°38′43″W / 38.346389°N 81.645278°W / 38.346389; -81.645278 (Cox-Parks House)
Charleston
23 Craik-Patton House August 12, 1970
(#75001894)
U.S. Route 60 in Daniel Boone Roadside Park
38°19′54″N 81°35′10″W / 38.331667°N 81.586111°W / 38.331667; -81.586111 (Craik-Patton House)
Charleston
24 Crawford-Gardner House October 26, 1984
(#84000401)
743 Myrtle Rd.
38°20′43″N 81°38′34″W / 38.345278°N 81.642778°W / 38.345278; -81.642778 (Crawford-Gardner House)
Charleston
25 Dalgain October 26, 1984
(#84000404)
1223 Staunton Rd.
38°20′18″N 81°38′15″W / 38.338333°N 81.6375°W / 38.338333; -81.6375 (Dalgain)
Charleston
26 Danner-Fletcher House October 26, 1984
(#84000405)
626 Holley Rd.
38°20′52″N 81°38′46″W / 38.347778°N 81.646111°W / 38.347778; -81.646111 (Danner-Fletcher House)
Charleston
27 Downtown Charleston Historic District March 24, 2006
(#06000166)
Roughly bounded by Washington St. E, Leon Sullivan Way, Kanawha Blvd., and Summers St.
38°21′02″N 81°38′03″W / 38.350556°N 81.634167°W / 38.350556; -81.634167 (Downtown Charleston Historic District)
Charleston
28 Dutch Hollow Wine Cellars December 18, 1970
(#70000654)
Dutch Hollow Rd.
38°22′20″N 81°44′24″W / 38.372222°N 81.74°W / 38.372222; -81.74 (Dutch Hollow Wine Cellars)
Dunbar
29 East End Historic District April 20, 1978
(#78002800)
Roughly bounded by the Kanawha River, Bradford, Quarrier, and Greenbrier Sts.; also roughly bounded by Dixie, Greenbrier, and Lee Sts., and East and Shelton Alleys
38°20′16″N 81°36′53″W / 38.337778°N 81.614722°W / 38.337778; -81.614722 (East End Historic District)
Charleston Second set of addresses represent a boundary increase of December 16, 2014
30 East Hall September 26, 1988
(#88001585)
West Quadrangle, West Virginia State University
38°22′44″N 81°46′07″W / 38.378889°N 81.768611°W / 38.378889; -81.768611 (East Hall)
Institute
31 Ebenezer Chapel December 16, 1974
(#74002011)
Ohio Ave. S. at Hillview Dr.
38°14′30″N 81°33′59″W / 38.241667°N 81.566389°W / 38.241667; -81.566389 (Ebenezer Chapel)
Marmet
32 Edgewood Historic District November 9, 1989
(#89001800)
Roughly bounded by Edgewood Dr., Highland, Beech, Chester, and Lower Chester
38°22′03″N 81°38′42″W / 38.3675°N 81.645°W / 38.3675; -81.645 (Edgewood Historic District)
Charleston
33 William H. & William S. Edwards House May 11, 1990
(#90000713)
WV 61 northeast of Cabin Creek
38°12′13″N 81°27′56″W / 38.203611°N 81.465556°W / 38.203611; -81.465556 (William H. & William S. Edwards House)
Coalburg
34 Fort Scammon March 26, 1976
(#76001939)
Atop Fort Hill[5]
38°21′07″N 81°39′18″W / 38.351944°N 81.655000°W / 38.351944; -81.655000 (Fort Scammon)
Charleston
35 Garnet High School July 24, 1990
(#90001068)
422 Dickinson St.
38°21′04″N 81°37′48″W / 38.351111°N 81.63°W / 38.351111; -81.63 (Garnet High School)
Charleston
36 William S. Gilliland Log Cabin and Cemetery October 26, 1984
(#84000407)
Louden Heights and Bridge Rd.
38°19′47″N 81°38′48″W / 38.329722°N 81.646667°W / 38.329722; -81.646667 (William S. Gilliland Log Cabin and Cemetery)
Charleston Demolished in 2016 "Deteriorated 1840s WV log cabins coming down"
37 Elizabeth Harden Gilmore House September 17, 1988
(#88001462)
514 Broad St. (now Leon Sullivan Way)
38°21′03″N 81°37′39″W / 38.350833°N 81.6275°W / 38.350833; -81.6275 (Elizabeth Harden Gilmore House)
Charleston
38 Good Shepherd Church April 26, 1990
(#90000712)
WV 61 southwest of East Bank
38°12′37″N 81°27′22″W / 38.210278°N 81.456111°W / 38.210278; -81.456111 (Good Shepherd Church)
Coalburg
39 Grosscup Road Historic District January 26, 1984
(#84003607)
Grosscup, Roscommon, Roller, and Bridge Rds.
38°20′35″N 81°38′15″W / 38.343056°N 81.6375°W / 38.343056; -81.6375 (Grosscup Road Historic District)
Charleston
40 Felix G. Hansford House January 12, 1984
(#84003611)
Centre and 14th Sts.
38°12′20″N 81°23′39″W / 38.205556°N 81.394167°W / 38.205556; -81.394167 (Felix G. Hansford House)
Hansford
41 John Harriman House December 15, 1978
(#78002803)
2233 3rd Ave.
38°12′59″N 81°26′27″W / 38.216389°N 81.440833°W / 38.216389; -81.440833 (John Harriman House)
East Bank
42 Holly Grove Mansion August 28, 1974
(#74002007)
1710 E. Kanawha Blvd.
38°20′10″N 81°36′54″W / 38.336111°N 81.615°W / 38.336111; -81.615 (Holly Grove Mansion)
Charleston
43 Kanawha County Courthouse September 6, 1978
(#78002801)
Virginia and Court Sts.
38°21′03″N 81°38′22″W / 38.350833°N 81.639444°W / 38.350833; -81.639444 (Kanawha County Courthouse)
Charleston
44 Kanawha State Forest Historic District March 25, 1993
(#93000228)
County Route 42/43 2.6 miles (4.2 km) south of Charleston
38°15′56″N 81°43′37″W / 38.265556°N 81.726944°W / 38.265556; -81.726944 (Kanawha State Forest Historic District)
Loudendale
45 Kearse Theater November 28, 1980
(#80004026)
161, 165, and 167 Summers St.
38°21′04″N 81°38′07″W / 38.351111°N 81.635278°W / 38.351111; -81.635278 (Kearse Theater)
Charleston Demolished in 1982.
46 Laidley-Summers-Quarrier House December 13, 1978
(#78002802)
800 Orchard St.
38°22′06″N 81°39′02″W / 38.368333°N 81.650556°W / 38.368333; -81.650556 (Laidley-Summers-Quarrier House)
Charleston
47 Mattie V. Lee Home June 16, 1992
(#92000303)
810 Donnally St.
38°21′06″N 81°37′51″W / 38.351667°N 81.630833°W / 38.351667; -81.630833 (Mattie V. Lee Home)
Charleston
48 Little Brick Church December 16, 1974
(#74002006)
0.75 miles (1.21 km) east of Kelley's Creek on U.S. Route 60
38°13′03″N 81°25′34″W / 38.2175°N 81.426111°W / 38.2175; -81.426111 (Little Brick Church)
Cedar Grove
49 Littlepage Stone Mansion September 2, 1982
(#82004325)
1809 W. Washington St.
38°22′34″N 81°39′58″W / 38.376111°N 81.666111°W / 38.376111; -81.666111 (Littlepage Stone Mansion)
Charleston
50 Loewenstein and Sons Hardware Building November 1, 1985
(#85003475)
223-225 Capitol St.
38°21′02″N 81°38′05″W / 38.3506°N 81.6347°W / 38.3506; -81.6347 (Loewenstein and Sons Hardware Building)
Charleston
51 Luna Park Historic District April 3, 2012
(#12000181)
Roughly bounded by Main St., Glenwood Ave., Delaware Ave., & Kanawha Blvd. W.
38°21′41″N 81°39′11″W / 38.3615°N 81.6530°W / 38.3615; -81.6530 (Luna Park Historic District)
Charleston
52 MacFarland House December 10, 1979
(#79002585)
1310 Kanawha Boulevard
38°20′35″N 81°37′49″W / 38.3431°N 81.6303°W / 38.3431; -81.6303 (MacFarland House)
Charleston
53 Malden Historic District July 18, 1980
(#80004028)
Roughly bounded by railroad tracks, the Kanawha River, Georges Dr., and U.S. Route 60
38°17′49″N 81°33′35″W / 38.2969°N 81.5597°W / 38.2969; -81.5597 (Malden Historic District)
Malden
54 Maple Terrace Court and Walton Apartments August 22, 2002
(#02000885)
Maple Terrace Court
38°20′42″N 81°37′39″W / 38.345°N 81.6275°W / 38.345; -81.6275 (Maple Terrace Court and Walton Apartments)
Charleston
55 McAndrews-Gallaher House October 26, 1984
(#84000409)
601 Briarwood Rd.
38°20′46″N 81°38′52″W / 38.3461°N 81.6478°W / 38.3461; -81.6478 (McAndrews-Gallaher House)
Charleston
56 William E. Mohler House February 10, 1983
(#83003242)
819 Pennsylvania Ave.
38°23′07″N 81°50′12″W / 38.3853°N 81.8367°W / 38.3853; -81.8367 (William E. Mohler House)
St. Albans
57 Plaza Theatre October 30, 1985
(#85003408)
123 Summers St.
38°21′00″N 81°38′08″W / 38.35°N 81.6356°W / 38.35; -81.6356 (Plaza Theatre)
Charleston
58 Pratt Historic District January 12, 1984
(#84003615)
Roughly bounded by Ferry St., the Kanawha River, and Charles and Pratt Aves., including the cemetery
38°12′32″N 81°22′52″W / 38.2089°N 81.3811°W / 38.2089; -81.3811 (Pratt Historic District)
Pratt
59 St. Albans Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Depot July 9, 1997
(#97000785)
410 4th Ave.
38°23′16″N 81°49′57″W / 38.3878°N 81.8325°W / 38.3878; -81.8325 (St. Albans Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad Depot)
St. Albans
60 St. Albans Main Street Historic District November 2, 2000
(#00001315)
Roughly bounded by Main St. between Second St. and B St.
38°23′11″N 81°50′13″W / 38.3864°N 81.8369°W / 38.3864; -81.8369 (St. Albans Main Street Historic District)
St. Albans
61 St. Albans Post Office November 4, 1994
(#94001285)
202 Sixth Ave.
38°23′11″N 81°50′09″W / 38.3864°N 81.8358°W / 38.3864; -81.8358 (St. Albans Post Office)
St. Albans
62 St. Albans Railroad Industry Historic District March 10, 2021
(#100005412)
4th and 5th Aves., 2nd - 6th Sts.
38°23′15″N 81°50′00″W / 38.3874°N 81.8332°W / 38.3874; -81.8332 (St. Albans Railroad Industry Historic District)
St. Albans
63 St. Albans Site May 3, 1974
(#74002012)
U.S. Route 60 along the Kanawha River[6]
38°23′09″N 81°48′29″W / 38.3858°N 81.8081°W / 38.3858; -81.8081 (St. Albans Site)
St. Albans
64 St. John's Episcopal Church November 2, 1989
(#89001782)
11105 Quarrier St.
38°20′49″N 81°37′56″W / 38.3469°N 81.6322°W / 38.3469; -81.6322 (St. John's Episcopal Church)
Charleston
65 St. Mark's Episcopal Church November 7, 1977
(#77001377)
405-407 B St.
38°23′18″N 81°50′19″W / 38.3883°N 81.8386°W / 38.3883; -81.8386 (St. Mark's Episcopal Church)
St. Albans
66 St. Paul Baptist Church April 13, 1998
(#98000285)
821 B St.
38°23′04″N 81°50′20″W / 38.3844°N 81.8389°W / 38.3844; -81.8389 (St. Paul Baptist Church)
St. Albans
67 Samuel Shrewsbury, Sr. House November 2, 1978
(#78002799)
310 Stubb Dr.
38°14′15″N 81°32′39″W / 38.2375°N 81.5442°W / 38.2375; -81.5442 (Samuel Shrewsbury, Sr. House)
Belle
68 Simpson Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church August 5, 1991
(#91001011)
607 Shrewsbury St.
38°21′06″N 81°37′44″W / 38.3517°N 81.6289°W / 38.3517; -81.6289 (Simpson Memorial Methodist Episcopal Church)
Charleston
69 Smith-Giltinan House March 20, 2002
(#02000253)
1223 Virginia St., E.
38°20′39″N 81°37′51″W / 38.3442°N 81.6308°W / 38.3442; -81.6308 (Smith-Giltinan House)
Charleston
70 South Charleston Mound October 15, 1970
(#70000655)
U.S. Route 60, in city park
38°22′07″N 81°41′48″W / 38.3686°N 81.6967°W / 38.3686; -81.6967 (South Charleston Mound)
South Charleston
71 Spring Hill Cemetery Historic District October 18, 1985
(#85003360)
1554 Farnsworth Dr.
38°21′11″N 81°36′57″W / 38.3531°N 81.6158°W / 38.3531; -81.6158 (Spring Hill Cemetery Historic District)
Charleston
72 Samuel Starks House February 1, 1988
(#87002526)
413 Shrewsbury St.
38°21′02″N 81°37′50″W / 38.3506°N 81.6306°W / 38.3506; -81.6306 (Samuel Starks House)
Charleston
73 Sterrett Brothers' Dry Goods Store November 29, 2001
(#01001329)
112 Capitol St.
38°20′58″N 81°38′08″W / 38.3494°N 81.6356°W / 38.3494; -81.6356 (Sterrett Brothers' Dry Goods Store)
Charleston
74 Stoneleigh October 26, 1984
(#84000411)
909 Ridgeway Rd.
38°20′17″N 81°38′19″W / 38.3381°N 81.6386°W / 38.3381; -81.6386 (Stoneleigh)
Charleston
75 Summers House November 24, 2015
(#15000841)
805 Loudon Heights Rd.
38°20′25″N 81°38′14″W / 38.3403°N 81.6372°W / 38.3403; -81.6372 (Summers House)
Charleston
76 Sunrise July 24, 1974
(#74002008)
746 Myrtle Rd.
38°20′44″N 81°38′29″W / 38.3456°N 81.6414°W / 38.3456; -81.6414 (Sunrise)
Charleston
77 Thomas-McJunkin-Love House October 26, 1984
(#84000413)
920 Newton Rd.
38°20′26″N 81°38′23″W / 38.3406°N 81.6397°W / 38.3406; -81.6397 (Thomas-McJunkin-Love House)
Charleston
78 United Carbon Building July 15, 1994
(#94000720)
1018 Kanawha Blvd., E.
38°20′46″N 81°38′04″W / 38.3461°N 81.6344°W / 38.3461; -81.6344 (United Carbon Building)
Charleston
79 Booker T. Washington High School December 3, 1999
(#99001399)
Wyatt St. off U.S. Route 60
38°12′04″N 81°22′17″W / 38.2011°N 81.3714°W / 38.2011; -81.3714 (Booker T. Washington High School)
London
80 James Weimer House April 14, 2004
(#04000309)
411 8th Ave.
38°23′03″N 81°50′03″W / 38.3842°N 81.8342°W / 38.3842; -81.8342 (James Weimer House)
St. Albans
81 West Virginia Capitol Complex December 31, 1974
(#74002009)
Along Kanawha Boulevard, E.
38°20′11″N 81°36′44″W / 38.3364°N 81.6122°W / 38.3364; -81.6122 (West Virginia Capitol Complex)
Charleston The West Virginia Capitol Complex consists of two primary sites, the West Virginia State Capitol and West Virginia Governor's Mansion.[7]
82 West Virginia Schools for the Colored Deaf & Blind March 31, 2021
(#100004950)
Barron Dr.
38°22′51″N 81°46′04″W / 38.3808°N 81.7679°W / 38.3808; -81.7679 (West Virginia Schools for the Colored Deaf & Blind)
Institute
83 West Virginia State University Faculty House Historic District April 19, 2021
(#100006395)
Faculty and Staff Cir.
38°22′38″N 81°46′10″W / 38.3773°N 81.7695°W / 38.3773; -81.7695 (West Virginia State University Faculty House Historic District)
Institute
84 Col. Henry Hewitt Wood House November 28, 1980
(#80004027)
6560 Roosevelt Ave., SE.
38°18′00″N 81°33′46″W / 38.3°N 81.5628°W / 38.3; -81.5628 (Col. Henry Hewitt Wood House)
Charleston
85 Woodrums' Building April 18, 1996
(#96000439)
602 E. Virginia St.
38°21′01″N 81°38′15″W / 38.3503°N 81.6375°W / 38.3503; -81.6375 (Woodrums' Building)
Charleston
86 Young-Noyes House April 25, 1991
(#91000446)
2122 Kanawha Ave.
38°20′02″N 81°37′05″W / 38.333889°N 81.618056°W / 38.333889; -81.618056 (Young-Noyes House)
Charleston

Former listingEdit

[3] Name on the Register Image Date listedDate removed Location City or town Description
1 Mother Jones Prison April 27, 1992
(#92001876)
September 22, 1997 305 Center Street
38°12′38″N 81°23′01″W / 38.2106°N 81.3837°W / 38.2106; -81.3837 (Mother Jones Prison)
Pratt Added on April 27, 1992 as National Historic Landmark, delisted in 1997 after demolition in 1996. Included in Pratt Historic District.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The latitude and longitude information provided in this table was derived originally from the National Register Information System, which has been found to be fairly accurate for about 99% of listings. Some locations in this table may have been corrected to current GPS standards.
  2. ^ National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior, "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions", retrieved September 17, 2021.
  3. ^ a b Numbers represent an alphabetical ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  4. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
  5. ^ Cook, Roy Bird. "The Civil War Comes to Charleston", West Virginia History 23.2 (1962): 153-167.
  6. ^ Broyles, Bettye J., and James E. Harding. National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: St. Albans Site. National Park Service, 1974-02-07, 2.
  7. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form" (PDF). West Virginia Capitol Complex. State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. 2009-04-04.