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[Eight survey tracts along the Kanawha River, W.Va. showing land granted to George Washington and others.

[Eight survey tracts along the Kanawha River, W.Va. showing land grant...

Scale ca. 1:40,000. Manuscript, pen-and-ink. Imperfect: Deteriorated along old fold lines. Oriented with north toward the lower left. Has watermarks. Individual surveys dated 1771 through 1774, performed by "Mr... more

Tariff of tolls, per ton of 2000 lbs per mile, to be charged on the James River and Kanawha canal, and on the North River improvement. To go into operation on the 16th day of August 1858.

Tariff of tolls, per ton of 2000 lbs per mile, to be charged on the Ja...

Title.; Transportation.; On verso: James River & Kanawha Co. Tariff 1858. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Epheme... more

U.S. steam boat "Kanawha"

U.S. steam boat "Kanawha"

This record contains unverified data from PGA shelflist card. Associated name on shelflist card: Shearman & Hart. Copyright deposit, Southern District of N.Y.

Map of the first & second division of the James River & Kanawha Canal.

Map of the first & second division of the James River & Kanawha Canal.

"Map from the Confederate Engineer Bureau in Richmond, Va. General J.F. Gilmer, Chief Engineer[.] Presented to the Virginia Historical Society by his only daughter, Mrs. J.F. Minis, Sav[ana]h, Ga."--Note on map... more

The Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac Railroad, Virginia - train starting out from Richmond The James River and Kanawha canal, Richmond, Virginia / / sketched by J.R. Hamilton

The Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac Railroad, Virginia - train s...

Prints show (1) a train from the Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac Railroad departing the station in Richmond, with pedestrian and carriage traffic on street in foreground; and (2) passenger and cargo boats... more

Title map of the coal field of the great Kanawha Valley.

Title map of the coal field of the great Kanawha Valley.

Shows land ownership. Includes locator map, text and 6 geological sections. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

[Sketch of the Riverside Iron Works and other properties, in Kanawha County, West Virginia].

[Sketch of the Riverside Iron Works and other properties, in Kanawha C...

Title from Stephenson's Civil War maps, 1989. Pen-and-ink and crayon, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H260 Available also through the Library of Congress web site as raster image. Includes notes.... more

A topographical map of the lands of the Cabin Creek Coal Co. of W. Virginia embracing 14,307 acres in Kanawha and Boone counties, West Virginia /

A topographical map of the lands of the Cabin Creek Coal Co. of W. Vir...

Shows names of some residents. Relief shown by form lines. Oriented with north to bottom. On verso obscured by mounting: Cabin Creek coal [sic] maps. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.), mounted on cloth. LC Civ... more

Map of the "Kanawha City" estates, Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States of America /

Map of the "Kanawha City" estates, Kanawha County, West Virginia, Unit...

Relief shown by form lines. Pen-and-ink, pencil, crayon, and watercolor, mounted on cloth. In ink on verso obscured by mounting: Map no. 1, Kanawha City Estates. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H337 Available also... more

Map of the "Slaughter's Creek" coal & timber lands, 2,907 acres, Kanawha County, West Virginia, U.S. America /

Map of the "Slaughter's Creek" coal & timber lands, 2,907 acres, Kanaw...

Relief shown by form lines. Pen-and-ink and pencil (some col.) with a pasted correction square in lower right corner, mounted on cloth. LC Civil War maps (2nd ed.), H263 Available also through the Library of Co... more

Map of Great Kanawha coal field showing location of mines.

Map of Great Kanawha coal field showing location of mines.

Includes cross section. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

General and regional map of that portion of the New River and Kanawha coal fields lying between the New, Kanawha and Guyandot Rivers and west of Piney Creek.

General and regional map of that portion of the New River and Kanawha ...

Shows coal company boundaries. Includes explanatory notes. Available also through the Library of Congress web site as a raster image.

Kanawha Land Co., Charleston, W. Va.

Kanawha Land Co., Charleston, W. Va.

J1896[...] U.S. Copyright Office Copyright claimant's address: Conneaut, O. Copyright deposit; Haines Photo Co.; October 16, 1913; DLC/PP-1913:44682.

General soil map, Great Kanawha Resource Conservation and Development Area, Boone, Cabell, Clay, Kanawha, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, Mingo, Putnam, and Wayne Counties, West Virginia

General soil map, Great Kanawha Resource Conservation and Development ...

"January 1982." "Base source: USGS topo quads 1:250 000 and General Highway Maps, West Virginia Department of Highways, 1978." Oriented with north toward the upper left. Includes location map. "1-16917." Availa... more

Madonna and Child, sculpted by Connard Wolfe, located outside the Kanawha Valley Church

Madonna and Child, sculpted by Connard Wolfe, located outside the Kana...

Event: Visit to the sculpture studio of Connard Wolfe. This stone sculpture has been painted brown.

The Kanawha Theater in Buckhannon, West Virginia, was open until the mid 1970s. It was closed for a time and then converted to a bar

The Kanawha Theater in Buckhannon, West Virginia, was open until the m...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

This old tollhouse on Main Street in Barboursville, West Virginia, took payments along the land portion of the old, 1800s-vintage James River & Kanawha canal-road turnpike through town. It was refurbished by the area Daughters of the American Revolution chapter in 1950

This old tollhouse on Main Street in Barboursville, West Virginia, too...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

The Point Pleasant-Henderson Bridge over the Kanawha River, connecting Point Pleasant and Henderson, West Virginia, near the point where the Kanawha empties into the Ohio River

The Point Pleasant-Henderson Bridge over the Kanawha River, connecting...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The bridge, completed in 1997, replaced the similarly-designed 1930 Shadle Bridge, named after H. E. Shadle, head of the state bridge ... more

View across the Kanawha River of Charleston, the capital city of West Virginia

View across the Kanawha River of Charleston, the capital city of West ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

The old and modest Little Kanawha Valley Bank building in Glenville, West Virginia

The old and modest Little Kanawha Valley Bank building in Glenville, W...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

View across the Kanawha River of Charleston, the capital city of West Virginia

View across the Kanawha River of Charleston, the capital city of West ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

Malden Historic District, 4402 Malden Drive (House), Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, 4402 Malden Drive (House), Malden, Kanawha C...

Significance: The massing and details of this house, built after 1882, are derived from the earlier Victorian Italianate style. The front porch exhibits the most meticulously cared-for decorative wooden elemen... more

Malden Historic District, 4006 Malden Drive (House), Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, 4006 Malden Drive (House), Malden, Kanawha C...

Significance: This frame dwelling, believed to have been built c. 1907, is one of only two buildings in the Malden Historic District with elements suggesting a derivation from the chalet style of the previous c... more

Malden Historic District, 4004 Malden Drive (House), Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, 4004 Malden Drive (House), Malden, Kanawha C...

Significance: This two-story brick duplex, dating from the first quarter of this century, continues the scale of the larger among the earlier houses in Malden. The bargeboard design of the subsidiary porch gab... more

Malden Historic District, 4305 Malden Drive (Masonic Lodge), Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, 4305 Malden Drive (Masonic Lodge), Malden, K...

Significance: This building, greatly altered in 1947, was the mid-19th-century residence of James Putney, son of Dr. Richard E. Putney. It now serves as the meeting place of the Salina Lodge, the first Masonic... more

Malden Historic District, 4112 Malden Drive (Store), Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, 4112 Malden Drive (Store), Malden, Kanawha C...

Significance: This very new building does not contribute to the historic ambiance of Malden but is nevertheless a part of the street-scape which forms the present-day commercial/residential aspect of the commun... more

Malden Historic District, 4001 Malden Drive (House), Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, 4001 Malden Drive (House), Malden, Kanawha C...

Significance: Built in 1898, this house remains in the ownership of the daughter of the first owner. It has been changed relatively little and, due to extremely careful maintenance, remains an outstanding exam... more

Malden Historic District, 4309 Malden Drive (House), Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, 4309 Malden Drive (House), Malden, Kanawha C...

Significance: This modest asymmetrical wooden cottage, apparently dating from the early 20th century, is compatible in scale and material with earlier Malden cottages. Survey number: HABS WV-210-23

Malden Historic District, 4103 Malden Drive (House), Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, 4103 Malden Drive (House), Malden, Kanawha C...

Significance: In spite of its asbestos siding, this formal house, because of its hipped platform roof (unique in Malden), is considered as making a major contribution to the ambiance of the historic district. ... more

Malden Historic District, 4012 Malden Drive (House), Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, 4012 Malden Drive (House), Malden, Kanawha C...

Significance: This house is typical of the cottage-scale dwellings frequently encountered in Malden . The Malden Historic District was entered in the National Register of Historic Places on July 18, 1980. Surv... more

Malden Historic District, 4416 Malden Drive (House), Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, 4416 Malden Drive (House), Malden, Kanawha C...

Significance: This relatively new building does not contribute to the historic ambiance of Malden but is nevertheless a part of the streetscape which forms the present-day aspect of the community. Survey numbe... more

Malden Historic District, 4203 Malden Drive (Shop), Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, 4203 Malden Drive (Shop), Malden, Kanawha Co...

Significance: This very new building does not contribute to the historic ambiance of Malden but is nevertheless a part of the streetscape which forms the present-day commercial/residential aspect of the communi... more

Malden Historic District, 4011 Malden Drive (House), Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, 4011 Malden Drive (House), Malden, Kanawha C...

Significance: This asymmetrical cottage maintains the scale of other cottages in Malden. Survey number: HABS WV-210-31

Malden Historic District, 4200 Malden Drive (Store & House), Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, 4200 Malden Drive (Store & House), Malden, K...

Significance: This very new buildings does not contribute to the historic streetscape which forms the present-day commercial/residential aspect of the community. Survey number: HABS WV-210-8

Malden Historic District, 4300 Malden Drive (Commercial & Residential Building), Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, 4300 Malden Drive (Commercial & Residential ...

Significance: This very new building does not contribute to the historic ambiance of Malden but is nevertheless a part of the street-scape which forms the present-day commercial/residential aspect of the commun... more

Malden Historic District, 4412 Malden Drive (House), Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, 4412 Malden Drive (House), Malden, Kanawha C...

Significance: This brick dwelling built around 1950 reflects the scale and general form, but not the details, of traditional Malden houses. Survey number: HABS WV-210-18

Malden Historic District, 4205 Malden Drive (House), Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, 4205 Malden Drive (House), Malden, Kanawha C...

Significance: This house, now a ruin, is noteworthy for its association with Malden blacks. Built prior to 1880, the house was later lived in by the half-sister of Booker T. Washington, who visited there from ... more

Malden Historic District, J. Q. Dickinson & Company Office Building, Malden Drive, Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, J. Q. Dickinson & Company Office Building, M...

Significance: Dating from the last decades of the nineteenth century, the building housed the company store for one of the principal saltworks in the Malden area until the store ceased operations in 1962. The ... more

Malden Historic District, 4207 Malden Drive (House), Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, 4207 Malden Drive (House), Malden, Kanawha C...

Significance: This cottage is compatible in scale with others frequently encountered in Malden and is regarded as contributing to the traditional ambiance of the historic district. Survey number: HABS WV-210-26

Malden Historic District, 4414 Malden Drive (House), Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, 4414 Malden Drive (House), Malden, Kanawha C...

Significance: This dwelling, said to be over 100 years old but now disguised by vinyl siding, illustrates the scale of the smaller old Malden cottage type. Survey number: HABS WV-210-19

Malden Historic District, 4008 Malden Drive (Commercial Building), Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, 4008 Malden Drive (Commercial Building), Mal...

Significance: This relatively recent building does not contribute to the generally 19th-century character of Malden but is nevertheless a part of the streetscape which forms the present-day commercial/residenti... more

St. John's Episcopal Church, 1105 Quarrier Street, Charleston, Kanawha County, WV

St. John's Episcopal Church, 1105 Quarrier Street, Charleston, Kanawha...

Significance: The building is a typical late-19th-century non-academic Gothic example more characteristic of non-liturgical sects than of Episcopalian churches of the period. The Philadelphia architect supplie... more

Malden Historic District, Malden Methodist Church, 4308 Malden Drive, Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, Malden Methodist Church, 4308 Malden Drive, ...

Significance: This building occupies the site (plus about ten more feet toward the street) of an earlier Methodist Episcopal Church building erected in 1840. The present building, erected in 1911, is consisten... more

Malden Historic District, Malden Methodist Church, 4308 Malden Drive, Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, Malden Methodist Church, 4308 Malden Drive, ...

Significance: This building occupies the site (plus about ten more feet toward the street) of an earlier Methodist Episcopal Church building erected in 1840. The present building, erected in 1911, is consisten... more

Malden Historic District, Malden Methodist Church, 4308 Malden Drive, Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, Malden Methodist Church, 4308 Malden Drive, ...

Significance: This building occupies the site (plus about ten more feet toward the street) of an earlier Methodist Episcopal Church building erected in 1840. The present building, erected in 1911, is consisten... more

Malden Historic District, 4003 Malden Drive (House), Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, 4003 Malden Drive (House), Malden, Kanawha C...

Significance: Built between 1841 and 1865 at an undetermined date or dates, this house was formerly a rectangular brick building with a smaller log portion at the south side. In 1974, extensive renovation disg... more

Malden Historic District, 4003 Malden Drive (House), Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, 4003 Malden Drive (House), Malden, Kanawha C...

Significance: Built between 1841 and 1865 at an undetermined date or dates, this house was formerly a rectangular brick building with a smaller log portion at the south side. In 1974, extensive renovation disg... more

Malden Historic District, Richard E. Putney House, 4406 Malden Drive, Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, Richard E. Putney House, 4406 Malden Drive, ...

Significance: The oldest residence is Malden, the Richard E. Putney House is also one of the most imposing and least altered among Malden dwellings. Built circa 1836, the house ranks locally as a mansion. The... more

Malden Historic District, Richard E. Putney House, 4406 Malden Drive, Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, Richard E. Putney House, 4406 Malden Drive, ...

Significance: The oldest residence is Malden, the Richard E. Putney House is also one of the most imposing and least altered among Malden dwellings. Built circa 1836, the house ranks locally as a mansion. The... more

Malden Historic District, Richard E. Putney House, 4406 Malden Drive, Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, Richard E. Putney House, 4406 Malden Drive, ...

Significance: The oldest residence is Malden, the Richard E. Putney House is also one of the most imposing and least altered among Malden dwellings. Built circa 1836, the house ranks locally as a mansion. The... more

Malden Historic District, Richard E. Putney House, 4406 Malden Drive, Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, Richard E. Putney House, 4406 Malden Drive, ...

Significance: The oldest residence is Malden, the Richard E. Putney House is also one of the most imposing and least altered among Malden dwellings. Built circa 1836, the house ranks locally as a mansion. The... more

Malden Historic District, Richard E. Putney House, 4406 Malden Drive, Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, Richard E. Putney House, 4406 Malden Drive, ...

Significance: The oldest residence is Malden, the Richard E. Putney House is also one of the most imposing and least altered among Malden dwellings. Built circa 1836, the house ranks locally as a mansion. The... more

Malden Historic District, Richard E. Putney House, 4406 Malden Drive, Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, Richard E. Putney House, 4406 Malden Drive, ...

Significance: The oldest residence is Malden, the Richard E. Putney House is also one of the most imposing and least altered among Malden dwellings. Built circa 1836, the house ranks locally as a mansion. The... more

Malden Historic District, Richard E. Putney House, 4406 Malden Drive, Malden, Kanawha County, WV

Malden Historic District, Richard E. Putney House, 4406 Malden Drive, ...

Significance: The oldest residence is Malden, the Richard E. Putney House is also one of the most imposing and least altered among Malden dwellings. Built circa 1836, the house ranks locally as a mansion. The... more

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