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Christian Hess House, 811 Main Street, Wheeling, Ohio County, WV

Christian Hess House, 811 Main Street, Wheeling, Ohio County, WV

 
 
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Summary

Significance: This two story building is an outstanding example of the French Renaissance, or Second Empire, style of architecture. Built in 1876 for Christian Hess, a local tailor, this house is in excellent condition and remains much as it was when the Hess family lived here.
Unprocessed Field note material exists for this structure: FN-48
Survey number: HABS WV-207
Building/structure dates: ca. 1877 Initial Construction

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Date

1933 - 1970
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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Howard, S M
Morris, Scott, transmitter
DeBoer, Ruth, transmitter
Price, Virginia B, transmitter
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Location

East Wheeling40.07347, -80.72498
Google Map of 40.073474, -80.72498399999999
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