Lewisburg in Greenbrier County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
President: R. L. Telford
Architect: Charles W. Barrett
Style: Georgian Revival
Cultural life of the area was enhanced by the events held at Carnegie Hall until Greenbrier College closed, 1972. The Hall was to be demolished, so the community established Carnegie Hall, Inc. in 1983 and raised over $3 million to renovate and to assure its continuance as an important center of visual and performing arts.
Erected 2008 by Carnegie Hall Guild & West Virginia Archives & History.
Location. 37° 48.127′ N, 80° 26.893′ W. Marker is in Lewisburg, West Virginia, in Greenbrier County. Marker is on Church St., on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lewisburg WV 24901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rev. John McElhenney, D.D. (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Lewisburg (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also Battle of Lewisburg (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dick Pointer (about 400 feet away); Lewisburg (about 600 feet away); Confederate Cemetery / The Civil War (about 600 feet away); Greenbrier County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lewisburg Graded School Bell (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lewisburg.
Also see . . . Carnegie Hall website. (Submitted on May 26, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
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