Stephen Benton Elkins / Halliehurst

Stephen Benton Elkins / Halliehurst (HM9DB)

Location: Elkins, WV 26241 Randolph County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 55.752', W 79° 50.982'

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Stephen Benton Elkins. Businessman, politician, co-founder City of Elkins. Born in Ohio, 1841; died in Washington, DC, 1911. Secretary of War, 1891-1893; U.S. Senator from WV, 1895-1911. National figure in Republican Party for more than 30 years.

Halliehurst. Summer home of Sen. Stephen B. Elkins. Named for his wife, Hallie Davis Elkins. Built 1889-1891, at cost of $300,000. Largest shingle-style home in WV. Deeded to Davis & Elkins College, 1923. National Historic Landmark, 1988.
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HM NumberHM9DB
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Year Placed1991
Placed ByWest Virginia Department of Culture and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 18th, 2014 at 11:08pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 599707 N 4309548
Decimal Degrees38.92920000, -79.84970000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 55.752', W 79° 50.982'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 55' 45.12" N, 79° 50' 58.92" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 615 Randolph Ave, Elkins WV 26241, US
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