Weston in Lewis County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Originally the site of the Patrick Tierney Hotel built in 1855 and burned in 1896. His daughter Sally built the current structure circa 1910 and since electrical services was unreliable it was plumbed for gas.
The first tenant was B. Kaplan's store from 1911-1916 located on the first floor followed by Adler's from 1916-1986. The town's first hospital, Burton & Burton Ear, Nose, and Throat was on the second floor from 1914-1918.
The third floor was office space primarily used by Central State Lumber Company from 1911-1950.
Erected by The City of Weston Historic Landmark Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings • Science & Medicine. A significant historical year for this entry is 1855.
Location. 39° 2.254′ N, 80° 28.085′ W. Marker is in Weston, West Virginia, in Lewis County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Avenue (U.S. 19) and Bank Street, on the right when traveling south on South Main Avenue. South Main Avenue is a one-way street that Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 137 S Main Ave, Weston WV 26452, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fairland Nickelodeon And Bank Alley (here, next to this marker); Shirtman (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Edmiston-Ralston Building (about 300 feet away); Weston's First Bank/Bennett House (about 400 feet away); The Exchange Bank of Virginia and the Lewis Maxwell House (about 400 feet away); Staunton And Parkersburg Turnpike (about 400 feet away); Weston (about 500 feet away); The Second Street Bridge (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Weston.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on May 10, 2022, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 97 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 11, 2022, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.