West Virginia Colored Children's Home

West Virginia Colored Children's Home (HM1EF7)

Location: Huntington, WV 25705 Cabell County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 24.648', W 82° 22.5'

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Rev. Charles McGee chartered WV Normal Industrial School for Colored Orphans, 1899. Opened, Central City, 1900, moved to 190-acre farm near Huntington & Guyandotte R. Served African-American orphans and indigent. Bought, 1911, operated until 1956 and integration. Brick building dates to 1922; listed in National Reg., 1997.
HM NumberHM1EF7
Year Placed2003
Placed ByWV Celebration 2000-West Virginia Divistion of Archives and History
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Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 11:04pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 379952 N 4252290
Decimal Degrees38.41080000, -82.37500000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 24.648', W 82° 22.5'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 24' 38.88" N, 82° 22' 30.00" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3353-3837 Midland Trail, Huntington WV 25705, US
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