Manasseh Cutler Hall, Ohio University

Also known as: College Edifice
Ohio University campus, Athens, Ohio

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By User:Ottawa80 - Picture by English Wikipedia editor Ottawa80, originally uploaded there as File:Lowrie House.jpg on 2 February 2006, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=6760802

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Description 

Completed in 1819, this three story structure, topped by a wooden tower and cupola, is the oldest college building in the Old Northwest. It was named for Manasseh Cutler, the eminent New England physician, botanist, and minister who wrote the University's charter in 1804. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, December 21, 1965

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 15, 1966
Reference number
66000604
Architectural style
Federal
Area of significance
Education
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event
Property type
Building
Historic function
College
Current function
College
Period of significance
1800-1824
Significant years
1816; 1819

Update Log 

  • August 19, 2017: New photo from Bill Eichelberger

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