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

Woodburn Hall

 
 
Woodburn Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
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 grove of beech trees which once covered the area. Completed in 1876, Woodburn Hall was extensively renovated in 1977-78.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducationWomen.
 
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 at or near this postal address: 1515 University Ave, 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
Woodburn Hall image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 24, 2019
2. Woodburn Hall
(within shouting distance of this marker); Chitwood Hall (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.
 
Woodburn Hall at night lit up in pink image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, January 26, 2021
3. Woodburn Hall at night lit up in pink
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 73 times since then and 10 times this year. Last updated on January 13, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 25, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   3. submitted on January 26, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia.
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