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University Hall and Gray Chapel

 
 
University Hall and Gray Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 21, 2008
1. University Hall and Gray Chapel Marker
Inscription. University Hall was completed in 1893. It is constructed of Amherst Sandstone. The bell tower rises to a height of 148 feet. The structure houses administrative offices, classrooms, and the legendary Gray Chapel. Among the celebrities who have appeared here are Robert Frost, Carl Sandberg, Teddy Roosevelt, William McKinley, Eleanor Roosevelt, Gerald Ford, Louis Armstrong, Leonard Bernstein, Margaret Mead, Booker T. Washington, Shirley Temple Black, and Wilma Rudolph.
 
Erected 2008 by Delaware County Historical Society, The Kroger Company and National City Bank.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio, Delaware County Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 40° 17.783′ N, 83° 4.023′ W. Marker is in Delaware, Ohio, in Delaware County. Click for map. Marker is located near the SW corner of University Hall, which fronts Sandusky Street. Marker is in this post office area: Delaware OH 43015, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Eddy, Kroener, and Riesz Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Cherry, Judge, Luckett Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Elliott Hall
University Hall and Gray Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 21, 2008
2. University Hall and Gray Chapel Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wesley Branch Rickey (about 500 feet away); 1897 Memorial Tree (about 500 feet away); Site of the First Ohio State Football Game (about 500 feet away); The Sulphur Spring (about 500 feet away); Edwards Gymnasium / Home of High School Basketball Tournaments (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Delaware.
 
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View of University Hall Plaza image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 21, 2008
3. View of University Hall Plaza
Looking SW toward Sandusky Street.
Delaware Bicentennial Logo image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 21, 2008
4. Delaware Bicentennial Logo
On University Hall Marker.
University Hall Plaza Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 21, 2008
5. University Hall Plaza Marker
University Hall Plaza Renewed and enhanced by the Class of 1956 to commemorate their 50th Reunion Dedicated May 19, 2006
<i>University Hall, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1920
6. University Hall, Ohio Wesleyan University, Delaware, Ohio
 
 
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