starter home

Circa 1900 Starter Home For Sale in Beckley, WV $35K

Starter home, one level living. Level yard with covered front porch. Large eat in kitchen with formal dining area. Master bedroom is very spacious. The kitchen is large and open, leading to laundry room. This home is close to WVU/TECH and would be a great rental! 1 bedroom 1 bath. Dining room could make a second bedroom with wall added. Metal Roof.
– Per Realtor


Family History

This home was owned by Bertha Meade Perry for four decades from the 1920s until the 1960s. Bertha lost her husband Howard Perry in 1923 when she was 43. The couple never had any children, and Bertha remained a widow for 40 years.

By 1968, Jim Hauek was residing in the home. He was one of seven coal miners injured in the 1968 Slab Fork Coal Company No. 8 Mine gas explosion.


15 April 1964 The Raleigh Register


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