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Morgantown in Monongalia County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Old Stone House

 
 
Old Stone House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nessa Chan, August 21, 2007
1. Old Stone House Marker
Inscription.  Oldest stone house in Monongalia County. By legend built by Jacob Nuze on original lot 25. Sold 1795 to tavern-keeper Henry Dering. Owned 1800 - 1813 by potters John Thompson and Jacob Foulk. Bought by Joseph Shackelford who operated a tanyard here for 50 years. A minister, he led the first Methodist reform movement in the area. First Methodist-Protestant Church formed here, 1830. Sold to Frank Cox and George Baker, 1895. Used as a dwelling and tailor shop. Occupied by Morgantown Service League, 1935, and restored to near original condition for use as headquarters and shop. House donated to League by Cox heirs, 1976.
 
Erected 1978 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Location. 39° 37.784′ N, 79° 57.431′ W. Marker is in Morgantown, West Virginia, in Monongalia County. Marker is on Chestnut St.. Copy was written by Rodney A. Pyles of Morgantown. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 313 Chestnut St, Morgantown WV 26505, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Courthouse Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Monongalia County Courthouse
National Register plaque on the building image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 24, 2019
2. National Register plaque on the building
(within shouting distance of this marker); To the Patriots of the American Revolution (within shouting distance of this marker); Monongalia County World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); Monongalia County World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Monongalia County World War I Killed in Action Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Monongalia County Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morgantown.
 
Regarding Old Stone House. Stone House now houses a gift shop, you may go inside to browse the interior.
 
Also see . . .  Old Stone House - Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 3, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Architecture, Houses, Methodist
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionNotable Buildings
 
Old Stone House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 24, 2019
3. Old Stone House Marker
The Old Stone House image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 24, 2019
4. The Old Stone House
Additional plaque on the building image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 24, 2019
5. Additional plaque on the building
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 2, 2013. This page has been viewed 491 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 2, 2013.   2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 25, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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