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Creation Date

11-23-2012

Building Name

Gale Hall Rollins College

Description

Gale Hall Rollins College, Winter Park, Fl.

At an approximate cost of $52,000, Gale Hall was constructed in 1936 on the site of the previous tennis courts. This Mediterranean-style residence hall was built in memory of Reverend Sullivan French Gale (1842-1909), founder and charter trustee of Rollins College, organizer and superintendent of the Congregational Home Missionary Society in Florida. Richard Kiehnel designed the 2,918-square-foot residence hall for men.

Gale Hall has housed the X-Club (1939-1943), Phi Delta Theta (1936-1939), Delta Chi, and Alpha Phi Lambda fraternities. The building was slightly renovated in 1970. It is again the home of the X-Club.

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28.59301944, -81.34853056

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Gale Hall Rollins College; Gale Hall; Reverend Sullivan French Gale; Richard Kiehnel -architect; X-Club; Orange County (Fl.); College campuses --- Florida --- Winter Park.

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