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Canty House

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Built  1900
Opened  1900
Architectural style  Neoclassical architecture
NRHP Reference #  88001587
Area  1,600 m²
Added to NRHP  23 September 1988
Canty House
Location  WV 25, Institute, West Virginia
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Canty House, also known as "The Magnolia," is a historic home located on the campus of West Virginia State University at Institute, Kanawha County, West Virginia. It was built about 1900, as a simply designed, two-story frame farm house. In 1923, it was remodeled to its present form in the Classical Revival style. It has flanking two-story side galleries and a center pedimented pavilion. It features a two-story portico supported by two Corinthian order columns. It was originally the home of "Colonel" James Munroe Canty, one of the early instructors at the West Virginia Colored Institute.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.

References

Canty House Wikipedia


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