The Sloan–Parker House is a late-18th-century stone residence near
Junction, Hampshire County, in the U.S. state of West Virginia. It is
located on the Northwestern Turnpike (US 50 and WV 28) in the rural
Mill Creek valley. The original fieldstone section of the house was
erected around 1790 for Richard Sloan and his wife Charlotte Van Horn
Sloan. The Sloan family operated a successful weaving business from the
house, and their Sloan counterpanes (quilts with block-designs) became
well known in the region. In 1854 the family sold the house and 900
acres (360 ha) to the Parker family, who operated a stagecoach line on
the Moorefield and North Branch Turnpike; the journey included a stop at
the house, where the family served meals to travelers. During the Civil
War, both Union and Confederate forces visited the house, and it was
ransacked by Union troops for goods and supplies. It was listed on the
National Register of Historic Places in 1975.
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