Botetourt Complex

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Botetourt Complex Constructed: 1971-1973 Named for: Lord Botetourt Map it for me

The Botetourt Complex, 100 Wake Drive, is located on a dead-end road, which runs southwest off of Ukrop Way (formerly Campus Drive) at William & Mary. It sits across from Dupont Hall. This complex was originally intended to be a new sorority complex. When the sororities rejected the idea, it became language houses. Later, the complex became a general dormitory. Construction began on the complex in 1971. In 1972, Unit 9 was used for Project Plus, and the complex was renamed "Botetourt Residences" at its completion in 1973. Also in 1973, three language houses opened in the complex: Spanish, French, and German. Project Plus moved out of the complex at the end of 1981 and in 1982, Units 1 and 2 were named Spotswood, Units 3 and 4 were named Fauquier, and the other units were named after royal governors: Dinwiddie, Gooch, and Nicholson. The complex was named in honor of Virginia Colonial Governor Lord Botetourt.

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