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 and Designer(s):
1893original construction Unknown
Type of Place: Individual building
Style(s): (Glossary)
Materials:
Foundation: stone
Walls: brick
Roof: none specified
 
    Function:
1893-present (2007)residence hall (women)

Significance: culture, education, history, religion
Landmark designation:
none
Narrative: see below
References: see below
 

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:
I. Bibliographic sources:

None specified.

II. Location of other data:
University: Library, Special Collections
 

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