Wellsburg in Brooke County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
1788 Wells Log House
65 Washington St., Buffaloe, Virginia
(present day Third St.,
Wellsburg, West Virginia)
The Wells Log House was, and is, in the
“National Register of Historic Places”
District of Wellsburg (registered 1981)
The four room/two floor log house
has a “turkey breast” design fireplace
in each room.
Gratitude to Riverview Baptist Chapel
whose foresight permitted the
Wells Log House to be preserved
for education and enjoyment.
Brooke County Commissioners
are pleased to preserve and cherish
this structure as a memorial for, and
reminder of, our ancestors and history.
Dedicated May 2004
Erected 2004 by Brooke County.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Buildings • Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical date for this entry is May 7, 2004.
Location. 40° 16.144′ N, 80° 36.798′ W. Marker is in Wellsburg, West Virginia, in Brooke County. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wellsburg WV 26070, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Miller's Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Patrick Gass (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wellsburg's Giant Sycamore (about 300 feet away); 1849 (about 300 feet away); The Lewis and Clark Connection (about 300 feet away); Wellsburg Wharf (about 300 feet away); Wellsburg (approx. ¼ mile away); Isaac Duvall and Company (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wellsburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,641 times since then and 142 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 3, 4. submitted on August 2, 2010, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.