Old Charles Town Historic District

Norfolk & Western RR, Charles Town line, Hessey Pl., North St., US 340, S. Charles St., Water St., and W. Washington St, Charles Town, West Virginia


National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 2, 2000
Reference number
NR name
Charles Town, Old, Historic District
Architectural styles
Georgian; Federal; et al.
Areas of significance
Education; Ethnic Heritage - Black; Exploration/Settlement; Military; Religion; Social History; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling; Secondary structure; Hotel; Business; Restaurant; Meeting hall
Current functions
Single dwelling; Multiple dwelling; Monument/marker; Outdoor recreation; Meeting hall; Civic; Religious structure
Periods of significance
1700-1749; 1750-1799; 1800-1824; 1825-1849; 1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924; 1925-1949
Significant years
1747; 1786; 1829
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 316
Contributing structures: 1
Contributing objects: 1
Non-contributing buildings: 164
Non-contributing sites: 1

Update Log 

  • December 29, 2014: New Street View added by Michael Miller