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Architects and Architecture


1788

Francis Asbury wrote he had large congregation in small log church

1794

Wedding of Dolley Payne Todd and James Madison at Harewood

Other events that happened on or around 1794

1798

A visitor to Wheeling described Moses Shepherd's new building

Other events that happened on or around 1798

1840

Management at Sweet Springs opened a new hostelry

Other events that happened on or around 1840

1858

Old Main campus construction began at Bethany College

Other events that happened on or around 1858

Oct 16, 1859

John Brown attempted to seize federal arsenal at Harpers Ferry

Other events that happened on or around October 16, 1859

Sep 26, 1863

The Great Seal of West Virginia was adopted by legislature

Other events that happened on or around September 26, 1863

Dec 26, 1872

Commissioners in McDowell County ordered a new courthouse be constructed out of logs

Other events that happened on or around December 26, 1872

1880

Main building of the Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum at Weston was completed

Other events that happened on or around 1880

Jan 07, 1924

Construction of the present State Capitol began

Other events that happened on or around January 07, 1924

1968

Work began at Hungington Museum of Art on a wing designed by Walter Gropius

Other events that happened on or around 1968

1975

Clarksburg opened a new public library designed by Marcel Breuer

Other events that happened on or around 1975


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