Vandiver-Trout-Clause- House
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
N 39° 20.994 W 078° 59.556
17S E 672971 N 4357528
Located along the Eastbound side of Route 50, this marker sits in front of the actual house which seems to be kept up pretty well. Parking is a cinch.
Waymark Code: WMJF8
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 07/27/2006
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid
Views: 29

Located on a 1766 Fairfax Grant and site of a former blockhouse. Built by John Vandiver in early 19th Century; soon operated as an ordinary. Henry Trout purchased the house in 1869, repairing damage done during the Civil War. In the latter half of the century the house was also a post office and polling place, In 1904 the property was sold to Henry Clause, the inn's last proprietor.
Marker Title: Vandiver-Trout-Clause- House

Marker Location: Eastbound Route 50

County or Independent City: Hampshire County

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Department of Culture and History , 1982

Marker Number: Not listed

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