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Glenville in Gilmer County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Glenville State College

 
 
Glenville State College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 13, 2014
1. Glenville State College Marker
Inscription. A college that offers both professional and general education with emphasis on teacher education was established by the Legislature in 1872 as the Glenville Branch of the West Virginia Normal School. Became Glenville State Normal School in 1898. Became the Glenville State Teachers College in 1930 with four-year degree granting status. The present name was approved in 1943 by the Legislature.
 
Erected 1970 by West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
 
Location. 38° 56.112′ N, 80° 50.082′ W. Marker is in Glenville, West Virginia, in Gilmer County. Marker is on N. Court Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glenville WV 26351, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Glenville State Teachers College (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Attack on Glenville (about 600 feet away); Fort Moore (about 600 feet away); Glenville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Samuel Lewis Hays (approx. 0.9 miles away); Duck Run Cable Suspension Bridge (approx. 2.6 miles away); Stagecoach Stop (approx. 7.2 miles away); Braxton County/Gilmore County (approx. 8.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Glenville.
 
Categories. Education
 
Glenville State College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 13, 2014
2. Glenville State College Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 403 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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