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Blanchard Hall - Wheaton, Illinois
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 41° 52.101 W 088° 05.965
16T E 408760 N 4635743
Quick Description: Historic college building located on the campus of Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 10/6/2006 9:15:57 PM
Waymark Code: WMTDH
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member chstress53
Views: 14

Long Description:


Blanchard Hall was built in four sections beginning in 1853 and completed in 1927. The building is constructed of Illinois limestone. The building is named for Jonathan Blanchard, the College's founder and first president (1860-1882), and his son, Charles Blanchard, the second president (1882-1925). The building is used for college administrative offices and for academic classrooms.

Street address:
Wheaton College campus
Wheaton, Illinois

County / Borough / Parish: Du Page County

Year listed: 1979

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Person, Event, Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1850-1949

Historic function: Education

Current function: Education

Privately owned?: yes

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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