Fairchild Hall

Title

Fairchild Hall

Description

The first brick building on campus, Fairchild Hall was known as Ladies’ Hall from 1873 until 1937. Named for E. Henry Fairchild (1815-1889), the first president of Berea College (1869-1889) and an alumnus of Oberlin College in Ohio, this residence hall features essentially the same design as that of Ladies’ Hall at Oberlin. Eclecticism is expressed I the combination of Second Empire and Italianate styles. Architects were Cady, Bergh, and See of New York City.

Creator

Kubiak, Lavinia

Date

1986

Contributor

Madison County Historical Society

Format

PHOTOGRAPH/5x7

Type

image

Identifier

1988-009-019

Files

1988-09-108.jpg
1988-009-019.jpg

Citation

Kubiak, Lavinia, “Fairchild Hall,” Historic Madison, accessed November 22, 2017, http://historicmadison.omeka.net/items/show/1444.

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