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Beverley Boundary Increase
(added 2010 - Jefferson County - #10000170)
Also known as Stephenson-Whiting-Burns Farm
1 Burns Farm Rd. , Charles Town
(4250 acres, 2 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Animal Facility
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Agriculture/Subsistence, Agriculture/Subsistence, Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Storage

Boidstones Place
(added 1999 - Jefferson County - #99001397)
Also known as Greenbrakes Farm
Shepherd Grade , Shepherdstown
(1350 acres, 10 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Colonial, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling

Bullskin Run Historic District
(added 2008 - Jefferson County - #08001404)
Along Bullskin Run, including portions of Summit Point Rd., Vermeer Rd., Lloyd Rd., Wheatland Rd., and Berryville Pike , Charles Town
(13540 acres, 49 buildings, 6 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Ariss, John
Architectural Style: Federal, Georgian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Agriculture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Natural Feature, Processing Site, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Domestic, Landscape, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Natural Feature, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Charles Town, Old, Historic District
(added 2000 - Jefferson County - #00001308)
Norfolk & Western RR, Charles Town line, Hessey Pl., North St., US 340, S. Charles St., Water St., and W. Washington St , Charles Town
(1250 acres, 316 buildings, 1 structure, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Washington, Charles, Hunter, Andrew, et al.
Architectural Style: Georgian, Federal
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History, Education, Black, Exploration/Settlement, Military, Religion
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Religion, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, Hotel, Meeting Hall, Multiple Dwelling, Restaurant, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Recreation And Culture, Religion, Social
Current Sub-function: Civic, Meeting Hall, Monument/Marker, Multiple Dwelling, Outdoor Recreation, Religious Structure, Single Dwelling

Downtown Charles Town Historic District
(added 1997 - Jefferson County - #97000263)
Roughly, Washington, Liberty and Congress Sts. from eastern town limits to Water St. , Charles Town
(500 acres, 204 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Georgian, Federal, Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Military, Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: State , Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse, Fire Station, Professional, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education, Government
Current Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Courthouse, School, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store

Falling Spring--Morgan's Grove
(added 1989 - Jefferson County - #88002670)
Also known as Falling Spring Complex
SR 480 , Shepherdstown
(250 acres, 6 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Edmonds,Stuart H.
Architectural Style: Federal, Classical Revival
Historic Person: Morgan,Richard,et al.
Significant Year: 1734, 1775, 1837
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Military, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Conservation Area, Research Facility, Single Dwelling

Gap View Farm
(added 1997 - Jefferson County - #96001574)
WV 9, between Charles Town and Shenandoah Junction , Charles Town
(3300 acres, 17 buildings, 3 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Baker,Walter
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Georgian
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Animal Facility, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling, Storage

Grubb, William, Farm
(added 1991 - Jefferson County - #91001735)
Also known as Conway;Brook Manor
Co. Rd. 340/2, W of jct. with US 340 , Charles Town
(250 acres, 2 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Other, Georgian
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Agriculture, Religion, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Animal Facility, Cemetery, Processing, Single Dwelling, Storage
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Outbuildings, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Harpers Ferry Historic District
(added 1979 - Jefferson County - #79002584)
Also known as Harpers Ferry;See Also:Harpers Ferry National Historic Park;
Off U.S. 340 , Harpers Ferry
(3000 acres, 62 buildings, 4 structures)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Military, Commerce, Transportation, Politics/Government, Invention, Industry, Social History, Architecture
Cultural Affiliation: American
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
(added 1966 - Jefferson County - #66000041)
At confluence of Shenandoah and Potomac rivers , Harpers Ferry
(23850 acres, 33 buildings, 6 structures, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Person, Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Historic Person: Brown,John
Significant Year: 1802, 1859
Area of Significance: Commerce, Military, Historic - Non-Aboriginal, Politics/Government, Invention, Industry, Social History, Architecture
Cultural Affiliation: American
Period of Significance: 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Defense, Domestic, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Battle Site, Fortification, Manufacturing Facility, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Landscape, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: College, Institutional Housing, Monument/Marker, Museum

Middleway Historic District
(added 1980 - Jefferson County - #80004025)
Also known as Smithfield;Middleway;Wizard Clip
SR 1/8 , Middleway
(400 acres, 49 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance: 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Morgan's Grove
(added 1999 - Jefferson County - #99000286)
Roughly bounded by WV 480, WV 230 and Morgan's Grove Rd. , Shepherdstown
(2000 acres, 9 buildings, 3 structures, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event, Person, Architecture/Engineering, Information Potential
Architectural Style: Greek Revival, Georgian
Historic Person: Morgan, Col. William, et al., Morgan, Richard
Significant Year: 1775, 1864, 1885
Area of Significance: Agriculture, Exploration/Settlement, Entertainment/Recreation, Military, Transportation, Architecture, Historic - Non-Aboriginal
Cultural Affiliation: Euro-American
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799, 1700-1749, 1700-1749, 1650-1699
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Defense, Domestic, Recreation And Culture, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Fair, Military Facility, Park, Road-Related, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Park, Single Dwelling

Rellim Farm
(added 1998 - Jefferson County - #98001467)
Also known as Miller Farm
Leetown Rd., S of WV 9 , Kearneysville
(500 acres, 5 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings

Ripon Lodge (Boundary Increase)
(added 1998 - Jefferson County - #98001074)
US 340, jct. with Withers-Carve Rd. , Rippon
(1944 acres, 8 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Transportation, Architecture, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Unknown
Current Function: Unknown

Rockland
(added 1990 - Jefferson County - #89002316)
Also known as Verdier Plantation;Schley Farm;Knode House
SR 480 , Shepherdstown
(20 acres, 4 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Verdier,James
Architectural Style: Other, Late Victorian
Historic Person: Verdier,James
Significant Year: 1897
Area of Significance: Military, Exploration/Settlement, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Work In Progress

Shepherdstown Historic District
(added 1973 - Jefferson County - #73001920)
Also known as See Also:Shepherd's Mill;Rumsey Hall
Bounded roughly by Mill, Rocky, Duke, and Washington Sts. , Shepherdstown
(712 acres, 192 buildings, 1 structure, 3 objects)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Federal
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture, Military, Invention
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Education
Historic Sub-function: Hotel, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Shepherdstown Historic District (Boundary Increase)
(added 1987 - Jefferson County - #87001205)
Also known as See Also: Shepherdstown Historic District;Shepherd's Mill;Ru
Jct. of High and German Sts. E to Ray and High Sts. and the Potomac River S to Fairmont Ave. , Shepherdstown
(1288 acres, 167 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event, Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Other, Bungalow/Craftsman, Late Victorian
Historic Person: Rumsey,James
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Education, Architecture, Invention
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849, 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education
Historic Sub-function: Business, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Education
Current Sub-function: Business, School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

South Charles Town Historic District
(added 2009 - Jefferson County - #09000733)
S. George, S. Mildred, S. Samuel, & S. Church Sts. , Charles Town
(480 acres, 145 buildings, 2 structures)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Holmes, Julius
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Early Republic
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Sunnyside Farm
(added 1999 - Jefferson County - #99000285)
Also known as Fulk Farm
Leetown Rd. , Kearneysville
(2200 acres, 10 buildings)
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival
Historic Person: Fulk, William A.
Significant Year: 1899, 1914, 1939
Area of Significance: Architecture, Agriculture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Agricultural Outbuildings, Single Dwelling




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