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Lincoln Hall, Berea College

Berea, Kentucky
County of Madison.
Berea College Campus
National Register Number: 74000892
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Educational facility - related. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Congressional District: KY-6 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: Administration Building.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 11, 1971):
Tracing its origins to 1855, Berea College is significant in the history of U.S. education as the first college established in the United States for the specific purpose of educating Blacks and whites together. Lincoln Hall, a three story brick building constructed in 1887, originally contained classrooms, offices, a library, laboratories, a museum, and society meeting rooms.

Condition:
There are no threats at this time.

There are no changes to the landmark.


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