Carnegie Hall

Carnegie Hall (HM15RG)

Location: Lewisburg, WV 24901 Greenbrier County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 48.127', W 80° 26.893'

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Carnegie Hall, built in 1902, by Lewisburg Female Institute and citizens of the Greenbrier Valley area. It is one of only three Halls in the U.S. named for Andrew Carnegie who gave $26,750. Local citizens gave $10,000 to complete the Hall.
President: R. L. Telford
Architect: Charles W. Barrett
Style: Georgian Revival
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Cultural life of the area was enhanced by the events held at Carnegie Hall until Greenbrier College closed, 1972. The Hall was to be demolished, so the community established Carnegie Hall, Inc. in 1983 and raised over $3 million to renovate and to assure its continuance as an important center of visual and performing arts.
HM NumberHM15RG
Year Placed2008
Placed ByCarnegie Hall Guild & West Virginia Archives & History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 5:58am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 548575 N 4184003
Decimal Degrees37.80211667, -80.44821667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 48.127', W 80° 26.893'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 48' 7.62" N, 80° 26' 53.58" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 172 Church St, Lewisburg WV 24901, US
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