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Echo Point

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Various dates. Echo Point Circle

Echo Point, a secluded circular cul-de-sac close to National Road, contains a handsome handful of large houses that members of the Hazlett family and their connections built. The cul-de-sac encircles an oval lawn that serves as a communal front yard. Number 6, the earliest house, is a formal wood-frame composition with wings added later to the side and rear. Number 4 is a formidable, shingled Queen Anne mansion with a rounded tower covered with a conical roof and surrounded by a round, two-story porch. Its size and expansive porches make the house appear more like a Victorian-era summer hotel than a private residence.

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S. Allen Chambers Jr.
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S. Allen Chambers Jr., "Echo Point", [Wheeling, West Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/WV-01-WH53.

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