Council of Independent Colleges Historic Campus Architecture Project

 

 
Roberts Hall

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Institution Name: Ferrum College
Original/Historic Place Name: Centenary Hall
Location on Campus:
Date(s) of Construction:
1921original construction
Designer: unknown
Type of Place: Individual building
Style: Colonial revival, Other (Glossary)
Significance: education, history, religion
Narrative: see below
References: see below
Materials:
Foundation: concrete
Walls: handmade brick
Roof: shingle
 
Function:
ca. 1921-present (2006)residence hall
ca. 2004-present (2006)faculty offices
 

Narrative:
Roberts Hall was originally named Centenary Hall and was built soon after the College was founded in 1913. The facility was added to accommodate growing enrollment and served as a residence hall, a function it still serves today. The building also contains space for faculty offices.
 

References:

Hurt, Frank Benjamin. A History of Ferrum College: An Uncommon Challenge 1914-1974. Roanoke, VA: Stone Printing Company, 1977.

 

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