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Cabell Building

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1906. Southwest side of Main St. between Water St. and Central Ave.
  • (West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division)

Five two-bay units and a corbeled cornice define the facade of this long, two-story, brick building. A carved sandstone block announces that it was built by “The Cabell Inv't & Dev't Co.” A hardware store that occupies part of the premises evokes a pleasant image of bygone times with its wooden floor and period fittings.

Writing Credits

S. Allen Chambers Jr.


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S. Allen Chambers Jr., "Cabell Building", [Barboursville, West Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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