Nicholas Switzer House

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Nicholas Switzer House
Nicholas Switzer House is located in Eastern Panhandle of West Virginia
Nicholas Switzer House
Nicholas Switzer House
Nicholas Switzer House is located in West Virginia
Nicholas Switzer House
Nicholas Switzer House
Nicholas Switzer House is located in the United States
Nicholas Switzer House
Nicholas Switzer House
LocationCounty Route 5 and Waites Run, near Wardensville, West Virginia
Coordinates39°4′50″N 78°34′48″W / 39.08056°N 78.58000°W / 39.08056; -78.58000Coordinates: 39°4′50″N 78°34′48″W / 39.08056°N 78.58000°W / 39.08056; -78.58000
Area1.5 acres (0.61 ha)
Built1778
ArchitectSwitzer, Nicholas
Architectural styleOther, I-house
NRHP reference #08001238[1]
Added to NRHPDecember 24, 2008

Nicholas Switzer House, also known as The Old Stone House and "Switzerland," is a historic home located near Wardensville, Hardy County, West Virginia. The house was built in 1788, and is a two-story I-house with a lower-level and attic constructed of uncoursed fieldstone. It sits on a stone foundation and has a side-gable, standing seam metal roof. The rear elevation features a two-story porch built about 1880. The Switzer family were Swiss German immigrants.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2013-11-02). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ David W. and Billie G. Roberts with Erin Riebe (2008). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Nicholas Switzer House" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-08-03.