Greenbrier College / Greenbrier Hall

Greenbrier College / Greenbrier Hall (HM2LKM)

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N 37° 48.133', W 80° 26.887'

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Site of the campus of Greenbrier College. In 1812, the Rev. John McElhenney established a co-ed school, the Lewisburg Academy. In 1875, the academy transferred all properties to the Lewisburg Female Institute. Briefly named Lewisburg Seminary prior to 1923 when named Greenbrier College. It closed in 1972 after educating young women from near and far.

Greenbrier Hall (1921) replaced two halls that burned: 1876-1901, 1902-1921. The hall was the main residence of Greenbrier College. It also housed the library, dining and other facilities. Classrooms, the auditorium and music rooms were in Carnegie Hall (1902). The hall is presently on Greenbrier Valley Campus of the New River Community and Technical College.
Year Placed2012
Placed ByGreenbrier College Alumnae Association and West Virginia Archives and History
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Date Added Monday, October 7th, 2019 at 8:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 548583 N 4184014
Decimal Degrees37.80221667, -80.44811667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 48.133', W 80° 26.887'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 48' 7.9800000000002" N, 80° 26' 53.22" W
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