Benedum Civic Center
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe
N 39° 17.083 W 080° 15.212
17S E 564378 N 4348638
Enlarged replica on site of original Michael L. Benedum family home
Waymark Code: WMAYAB
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 03/11/2011
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
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Enlarged replica on site of original Michael L. Benedum family home. Benedum, born here 16 July 1869, died 30 July 1959. Known as the "Great Wildcater" for success in oil exploration, he became as well known for philanthropy. Benedum name is prominent in West Virginia for gifts of scholarship, educational facilities and community sites, such as this center he dedicated in 1956.
Marker Title: Benedum Civic Center

Marker Location: Bridgeport 164 West Main Street (US 50)

County or Independent City: Harrison County

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Department of Archives and History

Marker Number: Not listed

Web Site: Not listed

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