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Creation Date

5-23-2009

Historic District

Mars Hill College Historic District

Description

Mars Hill College Marsh Banks Hall, NC. Mars Hill College was founded just prior to the Civil War as a co-educational institution and retains the earliest surviving complex of higher education buildings in Western North Carolina. In 2004, the college was awarded a Campus Heritage Grant by the Getty Foundation to fund Preservation Plans for the eight oldest buildings on campus. These range in date from 1892 to 1935 and display a mix of architectural styles and uses.
Marshbanks Hall, 1910. Built for administrative offices and classrooms, these functions will remain with updated systems.
Mars Hill College Historic District - Contributing Building - National Register of Historic Places
NRIS #06000865

Latitude, Longitude

35.827178,-82.550282

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; College campuses; College buildings; Historic buildings; Mars Hill College; Marsh Banks Hall; Mars Hill, NC.

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