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The Sir Christopher Wren Building (This image is a black & white print made from a daguerreotype in the collection of the Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library)

Constructed: 1695-1700

Fires: 1705, 1859, 1862

Renovations: 1928-1931, 1967, 1999-2000

Map it for me


The Bishop James Madison Society is a student secret society at the College of William and Mary. The society was established in 1812 as a tribute to the late College of William and Mary President Bishop James Madison. Part of the society's mission is the promotion of a "Last Lecture" series in which they invite a faculty member to speak on current social or academic issues. The lectures take place in the chapel of the Wren Building during the last week of classes each semester.


References

  • The Encyclopedia TWAMPtannica, Student Assembly Records, Special Collections Research Center, Swem Library, College of William and Mary, pg. 20.




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