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[[Image:Dupont Hall front.jpg|right|thumb| Dupont Hall front, circa 1966<p>Year built:  1963-1966</p><p>Opened:  1966</p><p>Named for:  Jessie Ball DuPont</p><p>[http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=101+Wake+Drive,+Williamsburg,+VA&sll=37.272755,-76.718817&sspn=0.011833,0.01929&gl=us&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=101+Wake+Dr,+Williamsburg,+Virginia+23185&ll=37.270262,-76.720169&spn=0.011833,0.01929&z=16 Map it for me]</p>]]
 
[[Image:Dupont Hall front.jpg|right|thumb| Dupont Hall front, circa 1966<p>Year built:  1963-1966</p><p>Opened:  1966</p><p>Named for:  Jessie Ball DuPont</p><p>[http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=101+Wake+Drive,+Williamsburg,+VA&sll=37.272755,-76.718817&sspn=0.011833,0.01929&gl=us&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=101+Wake+Dr,+Williamsburg,+Virginia+23185&ll=37.270262,-76.720169&spn=0.011833,0.01929&z=16 Map it for me]</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 went coed and began to house freshman men in 1976. Today, the building serves as a co-ed dormitory for freshman undergraduates.
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Construction began in 1963, after 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.   
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[[Image:Dupont Hall rear east wing.jpg|right|thumb|Dupont Hall rear east wing, circa 1966]]
 
[[Image:Dupont Hall rear east wing.jpg|right|thumb|Dupont Hall rear east wing, circa 1966]]
  

Revision as of 17:46, 30 April 2016

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

Dupont Hall front, circa 1966

Year built: 1963-1966

Opened: 1966

Named for: Jessie Ball DuPont

Map it for me

Construction began in 1963, after 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.

Dupont Hall rear east wing, circa 1966


Photographs

  • 1967--Colonial Echo, p. 16

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