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| Institution Name: Pacific University |
Original/Historic Place Name: Marsh House
Location on Campus: 2142 College Way
Date(s) of Construction:
| 1860||original construction |
| 1946||update and remodeled |
Type of Place: Individual building
Style: Victorian (Glossary)
Significance: architecture, education, history
Narrative: see below
References: see below
| Materials: |
|Foundation: wood, brick, cement|
|ca. 1860||president's house|
|ca. 2004-present (2006)||other (under review for rehabilitation)|
| n.d.||academic department building (home economics, music, philosophy)|
| n.d.||residence hall (student and faculty housing)|
Walker Hall (Marsh House) was built in 1860 as the residence for Pacific University's first president, Rev. Sydney Harper Marsh. In 1946, an estate gift from alumnus Charles L. Walker (class of 1906) provided for an update and remodel of the structure.
Miranda, Gary, and Rick Read. Splendid Audacity, The Story of Pacific University. Forest Grove, OR: Pacific University, 2000.
On Your Own Two Feet, A Self-Guided Tour of Our Historic Campus. Pamphlet. Forest Grove, OR: Pacific University, 2003.