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William Goering House, 701 Main Street, Wheeling, Ohio County, WV



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HB1256787
East Front

HB1256788
East Front And South Side

HB1256789
East Front From The Northeast

HB1256790
Front Entrance


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Location
701 Main Street, Wheeling, WV

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS WV-206
Unprocessed field note material exists for this structure (FN-47).
Building/structure dates: 1883 initial construction
Significance: This Second Empire Style house was built about 1883. It has a high mansard roof, dormer windows and is asymmetrically massed. It is a gracious house with careful interior detailing. It was built for William Goering, an immigrant to the United States from Germany, who served as a bookkeeper and cashier for German-American companies located in Wheeling.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. EAST FRONT
2. EAST FRONT AND SOUTH SIDE
3. EAST FRONT FROM THE NORTHEAST
4. FRONT ENTRANCE


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