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Many homes in the historic district have plaques like the one shown above, stating that they are on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior.

 

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Mercer County Convention and Visitors Bureau
PO Box 4088             704 Bland Street
Bluefield, WV  24701-1888
Toll-free: 800-221-3206   E-mail:
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1500 College Avenue
"The Breezes," the Tudor Revival style Frank S. Easley house, was designed by Alex Mahood and built in 1919.  Mr. Easley served as president of the Bluefield Coal and Coke Company.  Local residents recall the peacocks that strutted around the grounds.  Throughout the years, the house has remained in the Easley family.
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1430 Whitethorn Street
The Spanish Colonial Revival house was designed by Alex Mahood and built in 1924. for W.A. Bodell, owner of West Virginia Heating and Plumbing Company.  The business served a three state area.  He was also president of Acme Motor Company
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2116 Reid Avenue
This lovely Mediterranean house was designed by Alex Mahood and built for the L.G. Toney family in 1920.  Dr. Richard Vair Shanklin purchased the home in 1946.  It passed to his son, Dr. James R. Shanklin and remained in the family until the early 1990's

 
   
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