Henry Gassaway Davis House

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Henry Gassaway Davis Mansion
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Henry Gassaway Davis House is located in Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia
Henry Gassaway Davis House
Henry Gassaway Davis House
Henry Gassaway Davis House is located in West Virginia
Henry Gassaway Davis House
Henry Gassaway Davis House
Henry Gassaway Davis House is located in the United States
Henry Gassaway Davis House
Henry Gassaway Davis House
Location15-17 Jones St. and 81 Second Street, Piedmont, West Virginia
Coordinates39°28′55″N 79°2′59″W / 39.48194°N 79.04972°W / 39.48194; -79.04972Coordinates: 39°28′55″N 79°2′59″W / 39.48194°N 79.04972°W / 39.48194; -79.04972
Arealess than one acre
Built1871
Built byE.J. Fredlock Manufacturing Co.
Architectural styleSecond Empire
NRHP reference #08001239[1]
Added to NRHPDecember 19, 2008

Henry Gassaway Davis House, also known as the Knights of Pythias Lafayette Lodge Number 3 and Calanthe Temple #8 Pythian Sisters, is a historic home located at Piedmont, Mineral County, West Virginia. It was built in 1871, for U.S. Senator and Vice Presidential nominee Henry G. Davis (1823-1916). It is a three bay, four story Second Empire style brick duplex. It has a simple mansard roof and 12 gabled pedimented dormer windows on the concave slopes. The front façade features dual stone and slate stairs, ascending to two centered paired six by nine foot framed one-story entry porches.[2]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ John T. Francis and Kelly Wilson (June 2007). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Henry Gassaway Davis House" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-08-18.