Appalachian State University Historical Timelines - Campus Buildings: 1900 - 1909

1903: Watauga Academy building completed, destroyed by fire 1946. Sole campus building included: 1st Floor--model primary room, domestic science kitchen, dining room, sick room, book room 2nd floor--library, printing office, sewing room, art room, library archives.

1903: Dougherty House built; moved off campus to Appalachian Heritage Museum in 1989.

1905: Coffey Farm adjacent to Newland Hall purchased.

1905: First Administration Building completed, demolished 1967.1st Floor–office, business room, chapel, 3 recitation rooms. 2nd Floor--auditorium, music rooms.

1906: Lovill Home, first women’s dormitory, completed; demolished in early 1930s.

1907: McNeil Cottage, boarding house for women, purchased.

1908: Edminsten farm on New River two miles southeast of campus, purchased.

1908: Newland Hall, 1st dorm for men, completed; demolished mid-1930s.

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