State Capitol
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe
N 38° 20.332 W 081° 36.838
17S E 446344 N 4243592
Quick Description: State Capitol of West Virginia
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 2/2/2007 5:40:32 AM
Waymark Code: WM16M5
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member dustyroades
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Long Description:
Constructed of buff Indiana limestone and lined with Imperial Danby marble from Vermont, the State's Capitol is considered one of the world's superb examples of Italian Renaissance architecture. Designed by the internationally prominent Cass Gilbert and dedicated on June 20, 1932 by Governor William G. Conley as "a monument to West Virginians of yesterday, today, and tomorrow", this magnificent Capitol cost $10,000,000.
Marker Title: State Capitol

Marker Location: Charleston, Capitol Complex, Greenbrier and Washington streets, 1 block south of I-64/77

County or Independent City: Kanawha

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Historic Commission 1964

Marker Number: Not listed

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