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Creation Date

12-30-2011

Building Name

Ruge Hall, Chapel of the Resurrection

Description

Ruge Hall FSU Tallahassee FL

Ruge Hall (also known as the Chapel of the Resurrection) is a historic site in Tallahassee, Florida. It is located at 655 West Jefferson Street. On August 1, 1997, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

The Ruge Hall Episcopal Student Center was built by John G. Ruge of Apalachicola as a memorial to his wife, Fannie Ruge, in 1931. It was built to serve as the Episcopal Chapel of the Resurrection on the campus of Florida State College for Women. Ruge Hall served as a place for worship and fellowship, as well as a residence for the Episcopal Chaplain.

Designed by the prominent Tallahassee architect Edward D. Fitchner, the building, which served as the Episcopal student center, was the first religious facility affiliated with the Florida State College for Women, later Florida State University.

National Register of Historic Places NRIS #97000838

Latitude, Longitude

30.43960833, -84.29248056

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Ruge Hall; Chapel of the Resurrection; John G. Ruge; Memorial; Religious facility; Edward D. Fitchner-architect; Leon County (FL); College campuses --- Florida --- Tallahassee.

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