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McMechan House

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1853. 107–109 North Main St.

This three-story, six-bay brick town house represents Moorefield's antebellum architecture at its most urbane. Inside, campaign posters from the 1856 presidential election still decorate a third-floor bedroom and show that the McMechans favored Buchanan for president and John C. Breckinridge for vice president.

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S. Allen Chambers Jr.
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S. Allen Chambers Jr., "McMechan House", [Moorefield, West Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/WV-01-HD5.

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