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Dr. John Frissell House, 54 Fourteenth Street, Wheeling, Ohio County, WV



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HB1256546
North Front

HB1256547
North Front From The Northwest

HB1256548
Wrought-iron Railing Of Front Stoop

HB1256549
Raking View Of Wrought-iron Railing


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Location
54 Fourteenth Street, Wheeling, WV

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS WV-197
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-46).
Building/structure dates: 1835 initial construction
Significance: Built about 1835, the Frissell House is one of the oldest structures in downtown Wheeling. It is a simple three bay brick house with a double end chimney. The only decorative detail is the cast iron handrailing which leads up the steps to the front door. Dr. John Frissell was a brilliant and highly respected Wheeling surgeon whose family lived in this brick house for nearly one hundred years.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. NORTH FRONT
2. NORTH FRONT FROM THE NORTHWEST
3. WROUGHT-IRON RAILING OF FRONT STOOP
4. RAKING VIEW OF WROUGHT-IRON RAILING


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