Stephen Benton Elkins / Halliehurst

Stephen Benton Elkins / Halliehurst (HM9DB)

Location: Elkins, WV 26241 Randolph County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 55.752', W 79° 50.982'

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Stephen Benton Elkins. Businessman, politician, co-founder City of Elkins. Born in Ohio, 1841; died in Washington, DC, 1911. Secretary of War, 1891-1893; U.S. Senator from WV, 1895-1911. National figure in Republican Party for more than 30 years.

Halliehurst. Summer home of Sen. Stephen B. Elkins. Named for his wife, Hallie Davis Elkins. Built 1889-1891, at cost of $300,000. Largest shingle-style home in WV. Deeded to Davis & Elkins College, 1923. National Historic Landmark, 1988.
HM NumberHM9DB
Year Placed1991
Placed ByWest Virginia Department of Culture and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 11:08pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 599707 N 4309548
Decimal Degrees38.92920000, -79.84970000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 55.752', W 79° 50.982'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 55' 45.12" N, 79° 50' 58.92" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 615 Randolph Ave, Elkins WV 26241, US
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