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Rudolph's Carpenter Shop

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Late 19th century. Northwest side of Mill Creek Rd. (Randolph County 46) at the southeast entrance to the village
  • Rudolph's Carpenter Shop

The rough board-and-batten walls of this oneand-one-half-story, gable-roofed house, which may be Helvetia's earliest framed structure, have never been stained or painted. Cabinetmaker Rudolph Zumbach, who was born here, was its best-known occupant. His “shop” is a rear addition that connects the house to an early barn.

Writing Credits

S. Allen Chambers Jr.


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S. Allen Chambers Jr., "Rudolph's Carpenter Shop", [Helvetia, West Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—,

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