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Belle in Kanawha County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Samuel Shrewsbury House

 
 
Samuel Shrewsbury House Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 23, 2014
1. Samuel Shrewsbury House Marker
Inscription. House built circa 1810 by Samuel Shrewsbury (1763-1855) on a 704 acre tract of land received from Colonel John Dickinson. Sandstone and hewn hardwood logs used in construction were obtained locally from the land. Shrewsbury, a revolutionary soldier, and his family, moved here in 1798 from Bedford County, Virginia. He and his brother John became active with Dickinson in the salt industry.
 
Erected 2008 by West Virginia Archives & History.
 
Location. 38° 14.261′ N, 81° 32.631′ W. Marker is in Belle, West Virginia, in Kanawha County. Marker is on West Dupont Avenue (County Road 60/12) half a mile east of Simmons Creek Road (County Road 60/15), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. The marker is located at the Samuel Shrewsbury Old Stone House and Belle Heritage Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 310 Stubb Drive, Belle WV 25015, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Belle Works (approx. 0.7 miles away); Malden / Booker T. Washington Homeplace (approx. 4.3 miles away); The Necessary Ingredient (approx. 4.3 miles away); Rev. Ruffner's Grave
Wide view of the Samuel Shrewsbury House Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 23, 2014
2. Wide view of the Samuel Shrewsbury House Marker
(approx. 4.4 miles away); Ruffner Well (approx. 4.5 miles away); Coalburg (approx. 5.1 miles away); Andrew & Charles Lewis March (approx. 6.5 miles away); First Settlers (approx. 6.5 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Samuel Shrewsbury Sr., House - National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form. (Submitted on September 5, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceSettlements & Settlers
 
Samuel Shrewsbury House (c. 1810) image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 23, 2014
3. Samuel Shrewsbury House (c. 1810)
Also called the Old Stone House it is significant example of trans-Allegheny pioneer architecture. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 233 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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