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Glenville in Gilmer County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Glenville State College

 
 
Glenville State College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 13, 2014
1. Glenville State College Marker
Inscription.  A college that offers both professional and general education with emphasis on teacher education was established by the Legislature in 1872 as the Glenville Branch of the West Virginia Normal School. Became Glenville State Normal School in 1898. Became the Glenville State Teachers College in 1930 with four-year degree granting status. The present name was approved in 1943 by the Legislature.
 
Erected 1970 by West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
 
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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1872.
 
Location. 38° 56.112′ N, 80° 50.082′ W. Marker is in Glenville, West Virginia, in Gilmer County. Marker is on N. Court Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glenville WV 26351, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Arbuckle House (within shouting distance of this marker); Clemons Tower (within shouting distance of this marker); Glenville State Teachers College (about 400 feet away, measured
Glenville State College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, April 13, 2014
2. Glenville State College Marker
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in a direct line); Glenville State College World War II Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); Glenville State College Presidents (about 600 feet away); Attack on Glenville (about 600 feet away); Fort Moore (about 600 feet away); Gilmer County Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glenville.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 593 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 4, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 16, 2022