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Romney in Hampshire County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

W. Va School for the Deaf and Blind

 
 
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By Phyllis Prats, June 11, 2006
1. W. Va School for the Deaf and Blind Marker
Inscription.  Established, 1870. The Classical Institute was donated by the Romney Literary Society as the initial building unit. Co-educational school giving academic and vocational training to the State's deaf and blind youth.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 39° 20.445′ N, 78° 45.172′ W. Marker is in Romney, West Virginia, in Hampshire County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street (U.S. 50) and Administration Circle, on the left when traveling east on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 301 East Main Street, Romney WV 26757, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jackson's Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Romney In The Civil War (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Town of Romney (about 300 feet away); Grapeshot Among the Pines (about 400 feet away); To Our Hero Dead In World War II (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Romney.
 
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W. Va School for the Deaf and Blind Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 28, 2020
2. W. Va School for the Deaf and Blind Marker
 West Virginia Schools for the Deaf and Blind. This page is on Wikipedia Encyclopedia. (Submitted on July 26, 2006.) 
 
West Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind image. Click for full size.
By Phyllis Prats, June 11, 2006
3. West Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 28, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2006, by Phyllis Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,974 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 26, 2006, by Phyllis Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   2. submitted on May 28, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   3. submitted on July 26, 2006, by Phyllis Prats of Springfield, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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