Gerrardstown Historic District


Gerrardstown Historic District is a national historic district located at Gerrardstown, Berkeley County, West Virginia. It encompasses 92 contributing buildings, 4 contributing sites, and 2 contributing structures. Notable commercial buildings include the Gerrardstown Corner Store (c. 1900), Wiest Antiques Store (c. 1900), Richard McCormick Store, Charles Crim Store, and David S. Griffith General Store. Most houses are 2 1/2 stories and are representative of a number of popular architectural styles including Queen Anne, Federal, and Greek Revival. Religious properties include the Presbyterian Church (1893) and Cemetery and Southern Methodist Episcopal Church (1883). Also included is the Lutheran Cemetery with burials dating to 1818. Located within the district is the separately listed Hays-Gerrard House.[2]

Gerrardstown Historic District
LocationRoughly, along WV 51 and Virginia Line Rd., Gerrardstown, West Virginia
Coordinates39°22′7″N 78°5′51″W
Area102 acres (41 ha)
Architectural styleGreek Revival, Queen Anne, Federal
NRHP reference No.91001008 [1]
Added to NRHPAugust 5, 1991

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.[1]

References


  1. "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. John Restaino (January 1991). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Gerrardstown Historic District" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-06-02.