West Virginia State University

West Virginia State University (HM1JIX)

Location: Dunbar, WV 25064 Kanawha County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 23.009', W 81° 45.897'

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First public black college in state founded in 1891 as West Virginia Colored Institute. In 1927 was first fully accredited black land-grant college in US. In 1915, became West Virginia Collegiate Institute; in 1929, West Virginia State College. Integrated, 1954. Named West Virginia State University, 2004.
Year Placed2009
Placed ByWest Virginia Archives & History
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Date Added Friday, March 13th, 2015 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 433190 N 4248641
Decimal Degrees38.38348333, -81.76495000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 23.009', W 81° 45.897'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 23' 0.54" N, 81° 45' 53.82" W
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Area Code(s)304
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5161-5631 WV-25, Dunbar WV 25064, US
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