Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1841/00/00 Original buildings in Hollins College Quadrangle are built for the Botetourt Springs resort. It operated from 1820 to 1841.
1842/00/00 In 1842, Reverend Joshua Bradley establishes the coeducational Valley Union Seminary.
1846/00/00 Valley Union Seminary's trustees hire a 25 year-old math instructor fromRichmondnamed Charles Lewis Cocke to direct the institution.
1858/00/00 East Building is built for Hollins College, 1856-1858, opposite the hotel building.
1861/00/00 David Deyerle Brick Mason David Deyerle constructs brick portions of the Main building at Hollins College
1883/00/00 Bradley Chapel is built between the East and Main Buildings.
1889/09/00 Irene Langhorne Gibson Education Langhorne attends Hollins for 10 days.
1890/00/00 Octagonal Botetourt Hall is built.
1908/00/00 Charles Cocke Memorial Library is built at the south end of the quadrangle.

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Particulars for Hollins College Quadrangle:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Higher Learning College
Area of Significance Education
Architectural Style Greek Revival
Criteria Historic Event
Architectural Style Neoclassical
Owner Private
Architectural Style Romanesque Revival

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 74002145
Resource Type:
Owner: Private
Architect: Multiple
Architectural Style: Classical revival, Greek revival, Romanesque
Level of Significance: State
Area of Significance: Education, Architecture
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1850-1874, 1875-1899
Significant Year: 1856, c 1890, 1908
Historic Function: Education
Historic Sub-Function: College
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-Function: College

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