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816 Main Street

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1884

Dating from just before the oil boom, this frame house has a plentitude of gables, all bracketed and decorated with sawn Eastlake trim. The porch, with its conical turret, is a c. 1897 embellishment, undoubtedly added by the owners in an attempt to keep up with their prosperous new neighbors.

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S. Allen Chambers Jr.
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S. Allen Chambers Jr., "816 Main Street", [Sistersville, West Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/WV-01-TY4.4.

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