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'''DuPont Hall''' is located on [[New Campus]] at the intersection of Ukrop Way and Wake Drive. <br/>  
 
'''DuPont Hall''' is located on [[New Campus]] at the intersection of Ukrop Way and Wake Drive. <br/>  
[[Image:Dupont Hall front.jpg|left|thumb| Dupont Hall front ca. 1966]]
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[[Image:Dupont Hall front.jpg|left|thumb| Dupont Hall front ca. 1966<p>constructed:  1963-1966</p><p>Opened:  1966</p><p>Named for:  Jessie Ball DuPont</p><p>[http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&hl=en&geocode=&q=201+Ukrop+Dr++Williamsburg,+VA&sll=37.273472,-76.719074&sspn=0.014821,0.025878&ie=UTF8&ll=37.274702,-76.717958&spn=0.014821,0.025878&t=h&z=15 map it for me]</p>]]
 
<p>Construction began in 1963 when the Harry B. Graham Co. received a $996,997 contract.  The [[Board of Visitors]] named the building for [[Jessie Ball DuPont]].  The official dedication ceremony for the dormitory was held on May 8, 1966.  The dormitory began to house freshman men in 1976.</p>   
 
<p>Construction began in 1963 when the Harry B. Graham Co. received a $996,997 contract.  The [[Board of Visitors]] named the building for [[Jessie Ball DuPont]].  The official dedication ceremony for the dormitory was held on May 8, 1966.  The dormitory began to house freshman men in 1976.</p>   
 
<p>Today, the building serves as a co-ed dormitory for freshman undergraduates.</p>
 
<p>Today, the building serves as a co-ed dormitory for freshman undergraduates.</p>

Revision as of 11:58, 14 August 2008

DuPont Hall is located on New Campus at the intersection of Ukrop Way and Wake Drive.

Dupont Hall front ca. 1966

constructed: 1963-1966

Opened: 1966

Named for: Jessie Ball DuPont

map it for me

Construction began in 1963 when the Harry B. Graham Co. received a $996,997 contract. The Board of Visitors named the building for Jessie Ball DuPont. The official dedication ceremony for the dormitory was held on May 8, 1966. The dormitory began to house freshman men in 1976.

Today, the building serves as a co-ed dormitory for freshman undergraduates.

Dupont Hall rear east wing ca. 1966




Photographs

1967--Colonial Echo, p. 16


References

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