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Visit the one-room schoolhouse on campus that preserves and honors the institution’s earliest origins as a private teacher training school. Also, Hardway Hall is on the National Register of Historic places. FSU is the home of the West Virginia Folklife Center. FSU was a private teachers' training school in 1865. Also, the University's Hardway Hall is on the National Register of Historic Places for the following reasons: built in 1917, its architecture is distinctive and it is the "birthplace" of three international educational drama honorary organizations: Alpha Psi Omega (1925) for 4 year colleges, Delta Psi Omega (1929) for 2 year colleges, and the International Thespian Society (1929) for high schools. The Thespians have an aggregate membership of well-over 2 million persons. FSU is the home of the West Virginia Frank and Jane Gabor Folklife Society.