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| Institution Name: Pacific University |
Original/Historic Place Name: Marsh House
Location on Campus: 2142 College Way
Date(s) of Construction and Designer(s): Type of Place: Individual building
|Foundation: wood; brick; cement|
|Roof: none specified|
| || Function: |
|ca. 1860||president's house|
|ca. 2004-present (2007)||other (under review for rehabilitation)|
| n.d.||academic department building (home economics, music, philosophy)|
| n.d.||residence hall (student and faculty housing)|
Significance: architecture, education, history
Landmark designation: Narrative: see below
References: see below
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.
|I. Bibliographic sources: |
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.
|II. Location of other data: |
|University: Library, Special Collections, Facilities Management Office |