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Peter Burr House, Vicinity of State Route 9 & Ridge Road, Shenandoah Junction, Jefferson County, WV

Peter Burr House, Vicinity of State Route 9 & Ridge Road, Shenandoah Junction, Jefferson County, WV

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Summary

Significance: One of the oldest extant buildings in the state. Very rare example of early homestead of which all other examples are of stone rather than wood. Home of Peter Burr, an early settler to the area and cousin of Aaron Burr.
Survey number: HABS WV-42
Building/structure dates: ca. 1751 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: ca. 1804 Subsequent Work

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Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
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Shenandoah Junction39.37879, -77.84555
Google Map of 39.3787897, -77.8455455
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