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Randolph County, West Virginia

Properties Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Lodging

Calendar of Events

Attractions & Recreation

Shops & Boutiques

Properties Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Historic Sites of Davis & Elkins College

The Arts and the Performing Arts

Introduction

Randolph County Convention & Visitors Bureau
1302 N. Randolph Ave.
Elkins, WV 26241
(304) 636-2780
Toll Free:
(800) 422-3304
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Pinecrest
Circa 1892, Summer home of Richard C. Kerens, business partner of H.G. Davis and S.B. Elkins; member of Republican National Committee 1888-1900; U.S. Ambassador to Austria-Hungary 1909-1913. Modified Shingle Style, of coursed sandstone, featuring wide porches, large shingled dormers, and two towers. Architects - Peabody & Stearns, Boston. Named from carved pinecone finial atop newel post of central stairway.

Davis Memorial Presbyterian Church
Built 1894-95; attached Sunday School building added 1921. Gift of industrialists Thomas B. and Se. Henry G. Davis, in memory of their parents. Late Gothic Revival, designed by Baltimore architect Charles E. Cassell. Sunday School building by Washington, D.C., architect Clarence L. Harding. Walls and tower of locally-quarried sandstone, roof of random-pattern glazed tiles in yellow to purple hues. West window features five stained glass panels designed in the Tiffany Style.

Taylor-Condrey House ("Ednalea")
Built 1880-81. One of the oldest houses in Elkins area; architect unknown. Colonial Revival, perhaps modeled after Mt. Vernon. Constructed by Andrew Taylor; deeded to his son Blaine Taylor (Chief Clerk of U.S. Postal Dept., 1897 - 1904) in 1904. Named "Ednalea" by Dr. R.J. Condrey, owner of the property from 1930 to 1978.

Randolph County Courthouse & Jail
Courthouse built 1902-08. One of the foremost Richardsonian Romanesque-style building in West Virginia. Designed by Uniontown, Pa., architect J. Charles Fulton. Built of locally-quarried sandstone with contrasting smooth and textured stone trim, much of it extensively carved. 150-foot tower offset by steep hip roof of red tiles, with large gables and corner turret. Engaged buttress serves as a pedestal for classical-style statue holding the scales of justice. Jail built in 1910's, also with corner tower and red tile roof.

Gov. H.G. Kump House
Built 1924-25. Home of Herman Guy Kump (1877-1962), mayor of Elkins, Circuit Judge, Governor of West Virginia, 1933-37. Designed by Washington, D.C., architect Clarence L. Harding. Neo-Federalist with Neo-Georgian Revival elements- brick exterior, steeply-pitched slate gable roof with low raking parapets, limestone lintels, porte-cochere, and Federal-style balustrades.

  • Beverly
  • Beverly Historic District
  • Blackman-Bosworth Store
  • Butcher Hill Historic District
  • Rich Mountain Battlefield
  • Dailey
  • Tygart Valley Homesteads Historic District
  • Elkins
  • Albert and Liberal Arts Halls
  • Baldwin-Chandlee Supply Company-Valley Supply Company
  • Davis and Elkins Historic District
  • Downtown Elkins Historic District
  • Dr. John C. Irons House Elkins Milling Company
  • Graceland
  • Senator Stephen Benton Elkins House
  • Warfield-Dye Residence
  • Wees Historic District
  • West Virginia Children's Home
  • Glady
  • Glady Presbyterian Church and Manse
  • Harmon
  • Day-Vandevander Mill
  • Huttonville
  • Cheat Summit
  • Fort E. E. Hutton House
  • Tygarts Valley Church
  • Jenningston
  • Fred A. Perly House
  • Mill Creek
  • See-Ward House
  • Wymer
  • Middle Mountain Cabins

Lodging .... Calendar of Events ..... Attractions & Recreation ..... Shop & Boutiques
Properties Listed on the National Register of Historic Places ..... Historic Sites of Davis & Elkins College
The Arts and the Performing Arts ..... Introduction

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