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Archbold Henderson was the brother of Alexander Henderson, father of G. W. Henderson who built Henderson Hall. He was Commandant of the Marine Corps for 38 years from 1821 to 1859. He served on the U.S. Constitution, "Old Ironsides" in the war of …
This was the home of George Washington Henderson, a prominent Wood County resident, slaveholder, and participant in the West Virginia statehood movement during the Civil War. Henderson served as a member of the county's contingent to the conventio…
This restored colonial brick mansion built, 1839, by Joseph Tomlinson III, is town's oldest home. John Audubon, famous U.S. naturalist who painted and wrote about birds of North America, spent some time here studying birds of the area.
Named for Isaac Williams, who settled in 1787 on land preempted in 1770 by Joseph Tomlinson and his children, Joseph, Samuel, and Rebecca. Williams, veteran of border wars, married Rebecca. Court met at their home in 1800.