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Wren Building, College of William and Mary

Williamsburg (Independent City), Virginia
County of Williamsburg (City).
National Register Number: 66000929
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Educational facility - related. The threat level was Satisfactory in
2004.
Congressional District: VA-1 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: College Building..

Statement of Significance (as of designation - October 9, 1960):
The cornerstone for the Wren Building, the first building of the second-oldest institution of higher learning in the country, was laid in 1695, two years after the college was chartered. Four stories in height, it was one of the largest buildings erected in the Colonies up to that time.


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