Old Literary Hall

Old Literary Hall (HM2I6)

Location: Romney, WV 26757 Hampshire County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 20.499', W 78° 45.384'

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Literary Society of Romney organized in 1819, oldest in the state and one of the first in America. A splendid Public Library was accumulated which by 1850 was the largest in West Virginia. Destroyed during the War Between the States in 1862. Cornerstone of original building dated 1825. Restored by Attorney Ralph W. Haines for law offices and historic museum.
HM NumberHM2I6
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 11:24pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 693349 N 4357091
Decimal Degrees39.34165000, -78.75640000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 20.499', W 78° 45.384'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 20' 29.94" N, 78° 45' 23.04" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18 S High St, Romney WV 26757, US
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