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Huntington in Cabell County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

One Room School Museum

 
 
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By Michael Sean Nix, October 4, 2009
1. One Room School Museum Marker
Inscription.  Union School, nicknamed "Punkin Center School," was located on Guyan Creek Road near Glenwood, Cabell County. Served grades 1 thru 8 from 1899 to 1955. Schoolhouse donated by Mrs. Bill (Tina) Bryan; relocation and renovation funded by Phil Cline. On 22 Oct. 1995, dedicated as museum by project developer, Marshall alumnus, Prof. of History, Dr. Paul F. Lutz.
 
Erected 2004 by Marshall University Foundation Inc. and West Virginia Division of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 38° 25.338′ N, 82° 25.644′ W. Marker is in Huntington, West Virginia, in Cabell County. Marker is at the intersection of 5th Avenue and 17th Street, on the left when traveling east on 5th Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntington WV 25703, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marshall University (approx. 0.2 miles away); Carter Godwin Woodson
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By Michael Sean Nix, October 4, 2009
2. One Room School Museum
(approx. half a mile away); Lavinia Norman, Founder (approx. 0.6 miles away); Marshall Memorial Boulevard (approx. 0.7 miles away); B&O Railroad Depot / Heritage Village (approx. 0.7 miles away); Blues & Gospel Singer (approx. ¾ mile away); Elk River Coal & Lumber Company #10 Steam Locomotive (approx. ¾ mile away); Marshall Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntington.
 
More about this marker. Marker is on Marshall University grounds.
 
One Room School Museum image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, October 4, 2009
3. One Room School Museum
One Room School Museum image. Click for full size.
By Michael Sean Nix, October 4, 2009
4. One Room School Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 5, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,371 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 5, 2009, by Michael Sean Nix of Spartanburg, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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