James H. Carlisle Memorial Hall; a residence hall named for James H. Carlisle

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Legacies Classification
Memorial Structure
Memorial Type
Named Building
Memorial Context
Memorialized Subject
Title
James H. Carlisle Memorial Hall; a residence hall named for James H. Carlisle
Background and Context
Wofford's alumni association resolved to build a student residence hall in memory of President James H. Carlisle following his death in 1909, Carlisle had served as president from 1875-1902. The dormitory opened in the fall of 1912, initially housing first and second year students. It remained in use as a residence until 1969. It was demolished in 1981. Another residence hall was subsequently dedicated to Carlisle.
Physical Description
The three-story brick structure was the college's first large-scale dormitory, and included a dining room for the campus. After 1969, it housed offices and a campus theater.
Date created, installed or dedicated
1912
Date Modified
1981
Funded by
Alumni of Wofford College
Location: Institution, City, State
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