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Institute in Kanawha County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

John H. Hill

 
 
John H. Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 31, 2021
1. John H. Hill Marker
Inscription.  Principal Hill's tenure, 1894-1898, was noted by the expansion of the campus with the construction of four new buildings to accommodate the school's growing enrollment. He initiated the concept of tailoring instruction to the individual needs of each student and he created a cadet corps, that became famous in West Virginia and among all Negro schools.
 
Erected by West Virginia State University.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducation. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities 🎓 series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1894.
 
Location. 38° 22.932′ N, 81° 45.888′ W. Marker is in Institute, West Virginia, in Kanawha County. Marker can be reached from Fairlawn Avenue (West Virginia Route 25) 0.1 miles east of Barron Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5022 Fairlawn Ave, Institute WV 25112, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. J. McHenry Jones (here, next to this marker); James Edwin Campbell (here, next to this marker); Byrd Prillerman
WVSU Display image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 31, 2021
2. WVSU Display
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(here, next to this marker); John W. Davis (here, next to this marker); Sgt Deforest L. Talbert (here, next to this marker); Veterans Memorial (here, next to this marker); William J.L. Wallace (here, next to this marker); Harold M. McNeill (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Institute.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 4, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 4, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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