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Vernacular Architecture


1744

Isaac Van Meter settled in present Hardy County

Other events that happened on or around 1744

1765

Maj. John Hansford was born in Orange County

Other events that happened on or around 1765

1770

A log house was built by James Byrnside in Union

Other events that happened on or around 1770

1790

Owen Neel II built a log house near Gap Mills

Other events that happened on or around 1790

1810

The Old Stone House at Belle was built by Samuel Shrewsbury

Other events that happened on or around 1810

1815

A log House was built in Union

Other events that happened on or around 1815

1832

Jacob Van Meter of Hardy County abandoned the vernacular tradition house with his house in the Greek Revival style

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1834

Craik-Patton House constructed in Charleston

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1840

Female Academy in Union (Monroe County) started

Other events that happened on or around 1840

1845

The Funkhouser house was built

Other events that happened on or around 1845

1853

The Fort Hill Farm brick house was built in Mineral County

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1874

A group of shotgun cottages were built for workers of the Central Glass Company and the Wheeling & Elm Grove Railroad

Other events that happened on or around 1874

1880

The Funkhouser barn was built in Hardy County

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1887

Helvetia built its first steam sawmill

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1891

The Martinsburg Mining, Manufacturing and Improvement Company developed a subdivision for workers

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1908

A. Fremont Gold and W. Alfred Gold built twin houses in Mason

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1910

U.S. Coal & Coke built 12 individual company towns at Gary

Other events that happened on or around 1910

1925

Berkerly Countian Benjamin Snyder built his home reflecting aspects of the Sears, Roebuck and Company's Sheridan house

Other events that happened on or around 1925


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