Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project


Haynes Hall

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Institution Name: Tusculum College
Original/Historic Place Name: Haynes Hall
Location on Campus: Rt. 107
Date(s) of Construction:
1914original construction
Designer: unknown
Type of Place: Individual building
Style: Colonial revival, Other (Glossary)
Significance: architecture, education, history
Narrative: see below
References: see below
Walls: brick
Roof: asphalt shingle
1914-present (2006)residence hall

Built in 1914 through the generosity of Mrs. Cyrus McCormick, the building was named in honor of Landon Carter "Daddy" Haynes, who taught at Tusculum for 65 years. The building continues to serve its original purpose as a dormitory and is in good condition. Some of the original furnishings supplied by Mrs. McCormick for Haynes and Virginia Halls are still on campus and in use today.


Fuhrmann, Joseph T. The Life and Times of Tusculum College. Kingsport, TN: Arcata Graphics, 1986.

Ragan, Allen. A History of Tusculum College, 1794-1944. Bristol, TN: King Printing, 1945.

Reiners, John R. Tusculum College Historic District. National Register of Historic Places designation report. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior/National Park Service, 1980.

Sexton, Donal J., Jr., and Myron J. Smith Jr. Glimpses of Tusculum College--A Pictorial History. Marceline, MO: Walsworth Publishing, 1994.

Tusculum College. Historic American Buildings Survey report and photographs. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior/National Park Service, [n.d.].


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