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Creation Date

5-23-2008

Historic District

Mars Hill College Historic District

Description

Mars Hill College Montague Hall, NC. Mars Hill College was founded as the French Broad Baptist Institute in Madison County in 1856.
Approximately twenty buildings make this the largest educational historic district in the state. All of these building are on the quad except two. Of these, Montague is the oldest, built in 1856.
Mars Hill College has received a $50,000 grant from the Janirve Foundation toward the restoration and renovation of its Rural Life Museum, housed in historic Montague Hall on the campus.
Mars Hill College Historic District - Contributing Building - National Register of Historic Places
NRIS #06000865

Latitude, Longitude

35.826559,-82.550075

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; College campuses; College buildings; Historic buildings; Mars Hill College; Montague Hall; Rural Life Museum; Madison County; North Carolina

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