Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project

 

 
Gillespie Hall

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Institution Name: University of the Cumberlands
Original/Historic Place Name: Johnson Hall
Location on Campus: Main St.
Date(s) of Construction:
1893original construction
Designer: unknown
Type of Place: Individual building
Style: Other (Glossary)
Significance: culture, education, history, religion
Narrative: see below
References: see below
Materials:
Foundation: stone
Walls: brick
Roof:
 
Function:
1893-present (2006)residence hall (women)
 

Narrative:
Gillespie Hall, formerly called Johnson Hall, was built in 1893. It was named for William J. Johnson, the first president of the school. The building has always served as a residence hall for women, and more recently exclusively for freshman women.
 

References:
 

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