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WEST VIRGINIA - Wood County - Historic Districts

Avery Street Historic District
(added 1986 - Wood County - #86000849)
Roughly bounded by Nineteenth, Spring and Quincy, Eighth, and Market Sts. , Parkersburg
(1090 acres, 358 buildings, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Queen Anne, Mixed (More Than 2 Styles From Different Periods)
Area of Significance: Commerce, Social History, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Blennerhassett Island Historic District
(added 1972 - Wood County - #72001294)
On the Ohio River, 1.7 mi. S of Parkersburg , Parkersburg
(5086 acres)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, Conservation, Historic - Aboriginal, Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Woodland
Period of Significance: 1800-1824, 1750-1799
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Landscape
Historic Sub-function: Underwater
Current Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction, Landscape
Current Sub-function: Extractive Facility, Underwater

Henderson Hall Historic District
(added 1986 - Wood County - #86000811)
CR 21/2 off WV 14 , Williamstown
(650 acres, 10 buildings, 4 structures, 1 object)
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Person, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Slocomb,J.M.
Architectural Style: Italianate
Historic Person: Henderson,George Washington,et al.
Significant Year: 1836, 1859, 1900
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Literature, Politics/Government, Prehistoric, Agriculture, Social History, Architecture
Cultural Affiliation: Adena Culture
Period of Significance: 500-999 BC, 499-0 BC, 499-0 AD, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Funerary, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Agricultural Fields, Cemetery, Monument/Marker, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Funerary, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Monument/Marker, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Julia--Ann Square Historic District
(added 1977 - Wood County - #77001380)
Both sides of Juliana and Ann Sts. from cemetery to 9th St. , Parkersburg
(350 acres, 116 buildings)
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic, Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Cemetery, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Funerary
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling

Parkersburg High School--Washington Avenue Historic District
(added 1992 - Wood County - #92000895)
Washington Ave. from Park Ave. to Dudley Ave., including 2101 Dudley , Parkersburg
(640 acres, 151 buildings, 1 structure)
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Et al., Packard,Frank L.
Architectural Style: Late Gothic Revival, Colonial Revival, Tudor Revival
Area of Significance: Education, Industry, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private , Local
Historic Function: Domestic, Education
Historic Sub-function: School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Education
Current Sub-function: School, Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling




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