Thomas W. Fleming House (Fairmont, West Virginia)

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Thomas W. Fleming House
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Location 300 1st St., Fairmont, West Virginia
Coordinates 39°28′53.4″N80°8′41.28″W / 39.481500°N 80.1448000°W / 39.481500; -80.1448000 Coordinates: 39°28′53.4″N80°8′41.28″W / 39.481500°N 80.1448000°W / 39.481500; -80.1448000
Area 0.4 acres (0.16 ha)
Built 1901
Architectural style Colonial Revival, Beaux Arts
NRHP reference # 79002587 [1]
Added to NRHP August 29, 1979

Thomas W. Fleming House, also known as the Clubhouse of the Women's Club of Fairmont, is a historic home located at Fairmont, Marion County, West Virginia. It was built in 1901, and is a 2 1/2-story, "U"-shaped, stucco masonry building in a Colonial Revival / Beaux-Arts style. It has a rectangular central block that is joined at the rear by two short wings. It features rounded, glass-enclosed entrance solarium. It became the clubhouse of the Fairmont Woman's Club in 1938. Its builder, Thomas W. Fleming (1846-1937), served two terms as mayor of Fairmont and was elected to the House of Delegates in 1905. [2]

Fairmont, West Virginia City in West Virginia, United States

Fairmont is a city in Marion County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 18,704 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Marion County.

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Stucco material made of aggregates, a binder, and water

Stucco or render is a material made of aggregates, a binder, and water. Stucco is applied wet and hardens to a very dense solid. It is used as a decorative coating for walls and ceilings, and as a sculptural and artistic material in architecture. Stucco may be used to cover less visually appealing construction materials, such as metal, concrete, cinder block, or clay brick and adobe.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service.
  2. Rodney S. Collins (April 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Thomas W. Fleming House" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-08-05.