Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project

 

 
Prexy's Pond

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Institution Name: Concordia College (MN)
Original/Historic Place Name: Prexy's Pond
Location on Campus:
Date(s) of Construction:
n.d.natural landscape
Designer:
Type of Place: Landscape site
Style: (Glossary)
Significance: education, history, landscape
Narrative: see below
References: see below
Function:
ca. 2004-present (2006)outdoor space
 

Narrative:
In the early days of Concordia a small creek ran across the north end of the campus, forming a small pond near the president's house that was dubbed Prexy's Pond. When the city drained the creek, Concordia students requested that Prexy's Pond be saved.
 

References:

Englehardt, Carroll. On Firm Foundation Grounded: The First Century of Concordia College (1891-1991). Moorhead, MN: Concordia College, 1991.

 

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