When did Old Main become Old Main?
"OLD MAIN" 1908:
A SHORT HISTORY OF MARSHALL COLLEGE
A HISTORY OF MARSHALL ACADEMY, MARSHALL COLLEGE, AND MARSHALL COLLEGE STATE
A centuries-old tree that once stood in front of Old Main.
Cora Teel, " The Beech Tree"
Photographs: The Leafless Tree; The Trunk; Initials; Stump
The Grand Mace. The Beech Tree lives in this object.
A long forgotten small brook that once flowed east of Old Main.
Marie White, " The Ravine"
Erville Sowards, " The Ravine"
1905 Catalog, " The Ravine"
Photographs: Ravine; Ravine
THE OLD SYCAMORE TREE:
A massive tree south of College Hall.
Photographs: Winter; Under the tree
THE ROSE GARDEN:
A beautiful garden plot east of College Hall.
THE CANNAE BEDS:
Colorful beds of flowers south of College Hall.
Girls among the Cannae Beds; More Girls; and even More Girls
The Cannae Beds from the Southeast and Southwest
The rise of land on Marshall College's north side.
Photographs: Girls on the Terrace; Stairs; View West; View East
COLLEGE HALL VERANDA:
The spacious veranda on the north side of College Hall.
Photographs: Veranda; Veranda; Porch; Porch; Path; Veranda today
THE OLD CAMPUS TREES:
Marshall College's Old Campus on its northeastern side.
THE YOUNG MEN'S ATHLETIC GROUNDS:
Marshall College's athletic field.
One of Marshall's first literary societies.
THE VIRGINIAN LITERARY SOCIETY:
Another literary society.
The first major flood of the twentieth century hits Marshall.
THE 1933 FLOOD:
A second flood inundates the campus.
THE 1936 FLOOD:
Yet another flood inundates the campus.
THE 1937 FLOOD:
The Ohio River rose high enough to flood the basement of Old Main.
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