Shotwell Hall, West Liberty State College

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Shotwell Hall, West Liberty State College
Shotwell Hall from north.jpg
Front and northern end
Shotwell Hall, West Liberty State College is located in West Virginia
Shotwell Hall, West Liberty State College
Location Bethany Pike, approximately 1.25 mi. S of jct. with Locust Grove Rd., West Liberty, West Virginia
Coordinates 40°09′49″N 80°36′10″W / 40.16352°N 80.60274°W / 40.16352; -80.60274Coordinates: 40°09′49″N 80°36′10″W / 40.16352°N 80.60274°W / 40.16352; -80.60274
Area less than one acre
Built 1937
Architectural style Colonial Revival
Governing body State
NRHP Reference # 96001529[1]
Added to NRHP December 27, 1996

Shotwell Hall, also known as Fraternity Hall, is a historic dormitory located on the campus of West Liberty University at West Liberty, Ohio County, West Virginia. It was designed by noted Wheeling architect Frederick F. Faris (1870-1927) and built as a Public Works Administration project in 1937. It is a 2 1/2-story red brick over concrete block building in the Colonial Revival style. It features a broken pediment doorway and pedimented gable ends. The building was built as a men's dormitory, but now houses faculty offices. The building is named for Nathan Shotwell, first president of West Liberty Academy from 1838-1854.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1996.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ David Javersak and Katherine Jourdan (October 1995). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Shotwell Hall" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-09-01. 

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