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Keyser in Mineral County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Potomac State College

 
 
Potomac State College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Chris Nelson, September 19, 2010
1. Potomac State College Marker
Inscription. Chartered, Feb. 15, 1901, as Keyser Preparatory Branch of West Virginia University. Became Potomac State School, 1921; Potomac State School of West Virginia University, 1935; Potomac State (junior) College, West Virginia University, 1953.
 
Erected 1965 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Location. 39° 26.22′ N, 78° 58.879′ W. Marker is in Keyser, West Virginia, in Mineral County. Marker is at the intersection of South Mineral Street (U.S. 220) and State Street, on the right when traveling south on South Mineral Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Keyser WV 26726, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Keyser / Averell’s Raid (approx. 0.3 miles away); a different marker also named Keyser / Averell’s Raid (approx. half a mile away); Washington’s Host (approx. 4 miles away); Mayo and Savage (approx. 4.6 miles away); Don Redman (approx. 4.7 miles away); Working Together for the Community (approx. 5 miles away in Maryland); Vandiver - Trout - Clause House (approx. 6.1 miles away); Claysville United Methodist Church (approx. 8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Keyser.
 
Also see . . .  Poromac State College website. (Submitted on October 17, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 11, 2010, by Chris Nelson of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 519 times since then and 27 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on October 11, 2010, by Chris Nelson of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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