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Kepner Funeral Home (Lynda Speidel House)

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Lynda Speidel House
c. 1880, early 20th century. 1308 Chapline St.
  • Kepner Funeral Home (Lynda Speidel House)
  • Kepner Funeral Home (Lynda Speidel House)

The paired, two-story polygonal bays remain from the 1880s house, but the Ionic portico between them was added later. The third floor, also added later, has fenestration, an entablature, and a parapet similar to those of the L. S. Good House ( WH10). The original structure and later alterations blend more harmoniously here than is often the case.

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S. Allen Chambers Jr.
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S. Allen Chambers Jr., "Kepner Funeral Home (Lynda Speidel House)", [Wheeling, West Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/WV-01-WH13.3.

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