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

Byrd Prillerman

 
 
Byrd Prillerman Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 31, 2021
1. Byrd Prillerman Marker
Inscription.  President Prillerman, 1909-1919, enjoyed tremendous success in advancing the institution. He developed an outstanding agricultural program, changed the name to West Virginia Collegiate Institute, offered the first college courses, provided extension services, held the first summer school sessions, developed a competitive athletic program, and improved the campus environment.
 
Erected by West Virginia State University.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducationSports. In addition, it is included in the Historically Black Colleges and Universities 🎓 series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1909.
 
Location. 38° 22.933′ 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, Dunbar WV 25064, 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); John H. Hill
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); James Edwin Campbell (here, next to this marker); William J.L. Wallace (here, next to this marker); Harold M. McNeill (here, next to this marker); Thomas Winston Cole, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Hazo W. Carter, Jr. (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 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 4, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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