Pocahontas County Historic Landmarks Commission

 

 

 

Wayne Gillispie, Chair

 

Jason Bauserman, Vice-Chair

 

Ruth Taylor, Secretary

 

Dennis Driscoll, Treasurer

 

Tim Wade, Member

 

 

 

The McGlaughlin house, the oldest dwelling in Marlinton, is close to completion. Pictured outside the house are Pocahontas County Historic Landmarks Commission member Dennis Driscoll and contractor Colt Zendik.

S. Stewart photo

 

Seven years ago, a hand-hewn pioneer log cabin was discovered inside another residence near St. John Neumann Catholic Church, in Marlinton. Upon further inspection, members of the Pocahontas County Historic Landmarks Commission found that the cabin was built by Squire Hugh McGlaughlin in 1850 and is known as the oldest existing house in Marlinton.

 

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