West Virginia State Penitentiary

818 Jefferson Ave., Moundsville, West Virginia

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Photo taken by Andrew Wood in May 2013

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National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 19, 1996
Reference number
96000987
Areas of significance
Architecture; Politics/Government
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic function
Correctional facility
Current function
Correctional facility
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant years
1866; 1939
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 4
Non-contributing buildings: 8

Update Log 

  • January 6, 2020: New photo from Michael Miller
  • August 22, 2016: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger
  • January 6, 2015: Photo imported by Michael Miller
  • May 7, 2013: Updated by Andrew Wood: Updated status & coordinates

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