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Fairmont in Marion County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Sheriff's House

(Marion County Historical Society Museum)

 
 
Sheriff's House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, June 7, 2021
1. Sheriff's House Marker
Inscription.  
This property
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior

 
Erected 1979 by The United States Department of the Interior.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureLaw Enforcement.
 
Location. 39° 29.085′ N, 80° 8.611′ W. Marker is in Fairmont, West Virginia, in Marion County. Marker is on Adams Street (West Virginia Route 19) just north of Monroe Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is to the left of the front door of the Marion County Historical Society Museum. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 221 Adams St, Fairmont WV 26554, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Original Dunbar School (a few steps from this marker); Boaz Fleming (a few steps from this marker); Marion County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Fairmont (within shouting distance of this marker); Veterans Memorial
The Sheriff's House image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, June 7, 2021
2. The Sheriff's House
The Original Dunbar School marker and Cornerstone can be seen in the foreground.
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Julia Robertson Pierpont (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Francis H. Pierpont (about 400 feet away); High-Level / Million Dollar Robert H. Mollohan Bridge (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairmont.
 
Regarding Sheriff's House. The Marion County Courthouse and the adjacent American Foursquare-style Sheriff's Residence (1912) were jointly added to the National Register of Historic Places on May 29, 1979 for their architectural, artistic and governmental significance.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 7, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 7, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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