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Property Name Beverly Historic District (Boundary Increase)
Reference Number 14001062
State WV
County Randolph
Town Beverly
Street Address Roughly bounded by Dodson Run, Files Cr., Tygart Valley R. & Lewis St.
Multiple Property Submission Name N/A
Status Listed 12/16/2014
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Beverly is locally significant under Criterion A in the areas of Commerce, Exploration/Settlement, Military, Politics/Government and Transportation and is locally significant under Criterion C for Architecture. The district has a local level of significance as the Randolph county seat for 100 years and a regional center of commerce, transportation and society. It is also locally significant within Randolph and surrounding counties for its connection to the Civil War and its variety of architectural eras and styles. The district's Period of Significance is 1768-1959, which extends from the town's oldest extant resource (Beverly Cemetery) through 1959, the date of construction of its most recent contributing resource, a modern ranch residence.

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