White House Farm
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Paintedwarrior
N 39° 15.056 W 077° 56.056
18S E 246794 N 4348727
A sign telling us of the oldest standing stone barn in West Virginia.
Waymark Code: WMRG0A
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 06/21/2016
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
Views: 3

White House Farm

In 1710, Dr John McCormick, s Scots (Scotch)-Irish immigrant, bought 395 acres from Jost Hite and established White House Farm. Stone barn built by McCormick is the oldest standing in West Virginia. House served as a tavern and inn in early 1800s. In 1863, Major Harry Gilmor, 7th Va, Cavalry, CSA, shot and killed Captain George Somers, US Army in skirmish here. In 1979, listed in National Register.
Marker Number: none on marker

Marker Title: White House Farm

Marker Location: south of Summmit Point Road

County or Independent City: Summit Poinit, WV

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Division of Archives and History, 2005

Web Site: Not listed

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