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Introduction

Origins

The City

Collegeville (1887, 1895)
College Delta (1898, 1899)
Oakwood (1899)
Cedar Banks (1900)
College Grove (1903)
Fairview (1904, 1905)
College Heights (1904)

Charter of 1907

Avondale (1913)
Bungalow Knolls (1916)
Chesterfield Hills (1916)
Ardson (1919)
Ridgeley Park (1921)
Strathmore (1925)
Glen Cairn (1926)
Bailey (1927)
Touraine (1927)

The Campus

Chronology

1855–1870
1871–1885
1886–1900
1901–1915
1916–1927

 

Interactive Map

Sites on the National and State Historic Registers

Complete list of
Significant Structures

Sources

Chronology of the Michigan Agricultural College

1855–1870 1871–1885 1886–1900 1901–1915 1916–1925

Year Event or Building History
1901 1st Dairy Building (became Forestry Lab, 1913) Existing (Chittenden Hall)
  Pere Marquette spur (bridge over Red Cedar)  
     
1902 Bacteriology Lab Existing (Marshall–Adams Hall)
  Bridge to new athletic field  
  2nd Bath house  
  Post office & waiting room Demolished, 1920s
     
1903    
     
1904 2nd Boiler house, 125’ chimney
and 4100’ of steam tunnels
 
     
1905 1st Wells Hall burns, 11 Feb.
New heating plant
Water system
 
     
1906 Poultry houses  
     
1907 Semi-Centennial Celebration, 26–31 May
  Engineering Building Burned, 5 Mar. 1916
  2nd Wells Hall Demolished, April 1966
     
1908 1st Addition to Botany Lab (Beal wants 1909)  
  New farm complex completed Moved south of the river, 1920s
     
1909 Agriculture Hall Existing
  4 detention hospitals Moved or demolished, c.1924
     
1910 Weather Bureau Demolished, 1948
     
1911 2nd addition to Chem Lab [Beal, pp. 268-9]  
     
1912 2nd Dairy Building (later Soil Sciences) Demolished, 1985
     
     
1913 Veterinary Clinic Existing (Giltner Hall)
     
1914 Evergreens planted on Sand Hill Partially remaining
     
1915    
     
  Note: Italicized entries are from Beal’s “College as a River” timeline, 1913

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