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Crispin Center

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1937–1938, Frederic F. Faris. .7 mile east of the Oglebay Mansion

This handsome Georgian Revival building is one of the park's major examples of CCC construction. Built of sandstone quarried nearby, the multipurpose recreation building contains dressing rooms for the enormous swimming pool (also a CCC project), a golf caddy shop, and other facilities.

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Author: 
S. Allen Chambers Jr.
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S. Allen Chambers Jr., "Crispin Center", [Wheeling, West Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/WV-01-WH76.2.

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