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[[Image:Image unavailable copy.jpg |thumb|right|Cheatham House<p>Acquired by the College: 1945</p><p>Previous Names: Pi Kappa Alpha House (1911-1912), Sigma Phi Epsilon House (1925-1929), Davis House (1929)</p><p>Sold by College: 1989</p><p>[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=211%20Richmond%20Road&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&hl=en&tab=wl Map it for me]</p>]]
 
[[Image:Image unavailable copy.jpg |thumb|right|Cheatham House<p>Acquired by the College: 1945</p><p>Previous Names: Pi Kappa Alpha House (1911-1912), Sigma Phi Epsilon House (1925-1929), Davis House (1929)</p><p>Sold by College: 1989</p><p>[http://maps.google.com/maps?q=211%20Richmond%20Road&oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&hl=en&tab=wl Map it for me]</p>]]
The '''Cheatham House''' at the [[College of William and Mary]] was located at 221 Richmond Road. In 1911-1912 it was the Pi Kappa Alpha House. Around l925-1929 it was the Sigma Phi Epsilon House. In 1929 it was the Davis House [?], being used as an auxiliary dormitory for freshmen.  From 1929 until around l935 it was the Richmond Road Dormitory. The house was purchased by William and Mary from Nancy Davis Upshur and C. Littleton Upshur on August 7, 1945. (Consolidated Land Register, WMSBG D.B. 20--265) In 1989, the house was sold to the Presbyterian Church.
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The '''Cheatham House''' at the [[College of William and Mary]] was located at 221 Richmond Road. In 1911-1912 it was the Pi Kappa Alpha House. Around 1925-1929 it was the Sigma Phi Epsilon House. In 1929 it was the Davis House [?], being used as an auxiliary dormitory for freshmen.  From 1929 until around 1935 it was the Richmond Road Dormitory. The house was purchased by William and Mary from Nancy Davis Upshur and C. Littleton Upshur on August 7, 1945. (Consolidated Land Register, WMSBG D.B. 20--265) In 1989, the house was sold to the Presbyterian Church.
  
 
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Revision as of 14:29, 16 August 2012

Cheatham House

Acquired by the College: 1945

Previous Names: Pi Kappa Alpha House (1911-1912), Sigma Phi Epsilon House (1925-1929), Davis House (1929)

Sold by College: 1989

Map it for me

The Cheatham House at the College of William and Mary was located at 221 Richmond Road. In 1911-1912 it was the Pi Kappa Alpha House. Around 1925-1929 it was the Sigma Phi Epsilon House. In 1929 it was the Davis House [?], being used as an auxiliary dormitory for freshmen. From 1929 until around 1935 it was the Richmond Road Dormitory. The house was purchased by William and Mary from Nancy Davis Upshur and C. Littleton Upshur on August 7, 1945. (Consolidated Land Register, WMSBG D.B. 20--265) In 1989, the house was sold to the Presbyterian Church.

References

  • University Archives Buildings File (2007), Cheatham House, Earl Gregg Swem Library, The College of William and Mary.

Material in the Special Collections Research Center

  • 1912 Colonial Echo, p.65; 1915 Colonial Echo, p. 96,; 1916 Colonial Echo, p. 117.
  • 1926 Colonial Echo, p. 156, 1927 Colonial Echo, p. 174, Flat Hat, 9/27/1929, 1.
  • The Flat Hat, 9/27/1929, p. 1.


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