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Miller Hall is a three-story brick co-ed residence hall named in honor of the late Honorable Lewis Miller of Akron, Ohio, long-time chairman (1868-99) of the Mount Union College Board of Trustees. It currently houses 74 students and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Built in 1866, Miller Hall has served numerous purposes throughout its history. In addition to serving as a residence hall, it also has housed the music conservatory, snack bar, radio station and a dining hall. The residence hall was co-ed until 1889, then made exclusively a women's residence known as Ladies' Hall. Years later, Miller was converted to a men's residence hall, and today it is once again co-ed.
Miller Hall contributed greatly to the defense of our nation. During World War I, Mount Union was approved for a unit of the Student Army Training Corps, which allowed young men to take their military training while earning a college degree. Over 250 men participated in this program and were housed in Miller Hall. During World War II, Mount Union's campus became a training center for a detachment of Air Corps students, and once again, military men were housed in Miller Hall.
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