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E. A. Durham House

Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art (National Register of Historic Places)


The E. A. Durham House, also known as the Durham-Peters House, is an Italian renaissance styled house constructed for Mr. and Mrs. E.A. Durham by Wheeling architect Edward Franzheim in 1921. The interior of the house has twenty rooms, which are elaborately designed and a sun room that is said to resemble the Villa Medici in Rome. The exterior of the E. A. Durham residence sports Ionic column, iron grille work on the front door and balconies, and many other exquisite details.

Front view of the E. A. Durham House in Sistersville, WV.


E A Durham Home. Living Places. Accessed February 22, 2017.

110 Chelsea St.
Sistersville, WV 26175
  • Architecture and Historical Buildings
This location was created on 2017-02-22 by Emily Clements, Marshall University; Instructed by David J. Trowbridge.

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