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

Purinton House

 
 
Purinton House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 24, 2019
1. Purinton House Marker
Inscription.  
Purinton House
Built in 1904 - 1905


Has Been Placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

By the United States
Department of the Interior

 
Erected by Laurel Chapter of Mortar Board, Class of 1990.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 39° 38.065′ N, 79° 57.298′ W. Marker is in Morgantown, West Virginia, in Monongalia County. Marker is on University Avenue north of Prospect Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1505 University Ave, Morgantown WV 26505, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stewart Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Elizabeth Moore Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); West Virginia University (within shouting distance of this marker); Martin Hall (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Orville Eberly Plaza (about 500 feet away); Bell of the Armored Cruiser U.S.S. West Virginia
Purinton House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 24, 2019
2. Purinton House Marker
(about 500 feet away); Brooks Hall (about 500 feet away); Mast of the Battleship West Virginia (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morgantown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 77 times since then and 29 times this year. Last updated on September 16, 2020, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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Oct. 25, 2020