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East/West Stadium

 
 
East/West Stadium Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, September 7, 2021
1. East/West Stadium Marker
Inscription.  Home of West Virginia's First Black/White Football Game, Dunbar High School Tigers vs. Fairmont Senior High School Polar Bears September 30, 1954.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCivil RightsEducationSports. A significant historical date for this entry is September 30, 1954.
 
Location. 39° 28.148′ N, 80° 9.188′ W. Marker is in Fairmont, West Virginia, in Marion County. Marker is at the intersection of Virginia Avenue and 12th Street, on the left when traveling south on Virginia Avenue. The marker is located to the right of the northwest entrance to the stadium. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1124 Virginia Ave, Fairmont WV 26554, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Sesquicentennial of Christ Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Highgate Carriage House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles
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away); David Morgan (1721–1813) / Patriot, Defender (approx. 0.8 miles away); First Father’s Day Service (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named First Father's Day Service (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairmont.
 
East/West Stadium Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, September 7, 2021
2. East/West Stadium Marker
Marker is located at the far right.
East/West Stadium image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, September 7, 2021
3. East/West Stadium
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 213 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 7, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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