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Morgantown in Monongalia County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Woodburn Hall

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 24, 2019
1. Woodburn Hall Marker
Inscription.  The name Woodburn derives directly from Woodburn Female Seminary, which occupied this site before the university was established in 1867. Woodburn means grove of trees and it described the rove of beech trees which once covered the area. Completed in 1876, Woodburn Hall was extensively renovated in 1977-78.
 
Location. 39° 38.157′ N, 79° 57.312′ W. Marker is in Morgantown, West Virginia, in Monongalia County. Marker can be reached from University Avenue north of College Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morgantown WV 26501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Women's Centenary (a few steps from this marker); Eberly College of Arts and Sciences (within shouting distance of this marker); Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism (within shouting distance of this marker); Woodburn Circle (within shouting distance of this marker); Martin Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Chitwood Hall
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 24, 2019
2. Woodburn Hall Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Orville Eberly Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); Brooks Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morgantown.
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, May 24, 2019
3. Woodburn Hall
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 25, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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