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| Institution Name: Converse College |
Original/Historic Place Name: Dexter Hall
Location on Campus: front campus, left of Pell Hall
Date(s) of Construction and Designer(s): Type of Place: Individual building
|Roof: seamed metal|
| || Function: |
| 1899-1960||gymnasium (with swimming pool)|
| 1899-present (2007)||residence hall|
Significance: architecture, education
Narrative: see below
|National Register||Converse College Historic District (1975) |
References: see below
When it was built in 1899, Dexter Hall was a four story brick building with an entrance porch. It originally contained dormitory suites, a gymnasium, and later a swimming pool, and it was connected to Wilson Hall by a covered passage. Dexter Hall was renovated in 1960 and converted into a dormitory.
|I. Bibliographic sources: |
Eaddy, Mary Ann. Converse College Historic District. National Register of Historic Places designation report. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of the Interior/National Park Service, 1975.
Kibler, Lillian Adele. The History of Converse College. Spartanburg, SC: Converse College, 1973.
Willis, Jeffrey R. Converse College: A Pictorial History. Spartanburg, SC: Converse College, 2001.
|II. Location of other data: |
|University: Library |