Main Building (Montgomery, West Virginia)

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Main Building
Old Main at WVU Institute of Technology.jpg
Old Main Building, September 2012
Main Building (Montgomery, West Virginia) is located in West Virginia
Main Building (Montgomery, West Virginia)
Main Building (Montgomery, West Virginia) is located in the US
Main Building (Montgomery, West Virginia)
LocationWest Virginia Institute of Technology campus, Montgomery, West Virginia
Coordinates38°10′45″N 81°19′31″W / 38.17917°N 81.32528°W / 38.17917; -81.32528Coordinates: 38°10′45″N 81°19′31″W / 38.17917°N 81.32528°W / 38.17917; -81.32528
Area0.5 acres (0.20 ha)
NRHP reference #80004019 [1]
Added to NRHPJune 25, 1980

Main Building, also known as "Old Main," is a historic building located on the former campus of West Virginia University Institute of Technology at Montgomery, Fayette County, West Virginia. It was built in 1895-1897. In 1898 and 1905, two-story wings were attached to each side of the original unit. The total length is 207 feet. It features a projecting three story, square entrance tower with a slate covered hipped roof.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ Rodney S. Collins (March 1980). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Main Building" (PDF). State of West Virginia, West Virginia Division of Culture and History, Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2011-06-02.