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

Chitwood Hall

 
 
Chitwood Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 24, 2019
1. Chitwood Hall Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1893, this building was named for Oliver Perry Chitwood, West Virginia University Professor of History from 1907 to 1946. During that period, his textbook on American colonial history was used throughout the country. The building originally was known as Science Hall because it housed the chemistry and physics programs. It was extensively renovated in 1977-78.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationScience & Medicine.
 
Location. 39° 38.158′ N, 79° 57.28′ 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. Perley Isaac Reed School of Journalism (within shouting distance of this marker); Woodburn Circle (within shouting distance of this marker); Eberly College of Arts and Sciences (within shouting distance of this marker); Women's Centenary (within shouting distance of this marker); Martin Hall
Chitwood Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 24, 2019
2. Chitwood Hall Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Woodburn Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Mast of the Battleship West Virginia (within shouting distance of this marker); Bell of the Armored Cruiser U.S.S. West Virginia (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morgantown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 63 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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