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Old North Campus, University of Georgia


  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Historic District


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1786/02/13 Abraham Baldwin Work At the first meeting of the University of Georgia's board of trustees, Abraham Baldwin is appointed the president of the institution.
1801/09/00 Josiah Meigs Work In the fall of 1801 university president Josiah Meigs hastily erects a few log and frame buildings, sells town lots to raise money for the University, and soon begins to impart his precise culture to a handful of young men in a wild and lonely land.
1806/00/00 Jett Thomas Architect Old College, the original Franklin College building at the University of Georgia, is built in 1806.
1809/00/00 Charles Delucena Meigs Education Charles Meigs graduates from the University of Georgia.
1830/00/00 Alexander H Stephens Education Crawford W Long applies to the University of Georgia where he met and shared a room with Alexander Stephens, future Vice President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War.
1830/00/00 Crawford Williamson Long Education Crawford W Long applies to the University of Georgia where he met and shared a room with Alexander Stephens, future Vice President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil War.
1830/00/00 Col William McKinley Education William McKinley graduates with honors from Franklin College.
1832/00/00 Chapel dedicated in 1832 and the Arch, built to resemble great seal of Georgia, was erected in 1858.
1877/00/00 Joseph Jacobs Education Joseph Jacobs attends the University of Georgia. Dr Crawford W Long was instrumental in ensuring Jacobs' acceptance to the university.

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Particulars for Old North Campus, University of Georgia:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Historic Use College
Area of Significance Education
Architectural Style Federal
Architectural Style Greek revival
Sight Category Historic District
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Landscape architecture
Level of Significance National
Architectural Style Second Empire
Owner State



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 16th March 1972

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Old North Campus, University of Georgia
Registry Address: Bounded by Broad, Lumpkin, and Jackson Sts.
Registry Number: 72000379
Resource Type: District
Owner: State
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: Second empire, Greek revival, Federal
Area in Acres: 7
Contributing Buildings: 9
Non-Contributing Buildings: 4
Contributing Structures: 3
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Landscape architecture, Education, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1800-1824, 1825-1849
Significant Year: 1801, c 1823, c 1858
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-Function: College
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-Function: College

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