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

Martin Hall

 
 
Martin Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 24, 2019
1. Martin Hall Marker
Inscription.  Completed in 1870, Martin Hall is West Virginia University's oldest building. It was named for the Reverend Alexander Martin, the University's first president from 1867 to 1875. The building was extensively renovated in 1976-77.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 39° 38.138′ N, 79° 57.294′ 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 (within shouting distance of this marker); Chitwood Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Woodburn Hall (within shouting distance of 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); Bell of the Armored Cruiser U.S.S. West Virginia
Martin Hall image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 24, 2019
2. Martin Hall
(within shouting distance of this marker); Mast of the Battleship 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 66 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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