Ruter Hall

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Ruter Hall
Ruter Hall, Allegheny College.jpg
Front and southern side
Ruter Hall is located in Pennsylvania
Ruter Hall
Location N. Main St. on the Allegheny College campus, Meadville, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 41°38′54″N 80°8′46″W / 41.64833°N 80.14611°W / 41.64833; -80.14611Coordinates: 41°38′54″N 80°8′46″W / 41.64833°N 80.14611°W / 41.64833; -80.14611
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1853
Architectural style Greek Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 78002382[1]
Added to NRHP September 18, 1978

Ruter Hall is a historic building located on the campus of Allegheny College at Meadville, Pennsylvania, United States. It was built in 1853, and is a three-story, rectangular brick building in the Greek Revival style. It measures 50 feet by 90 feet, and has a low gabled roof and pediment. It was the second building built on the Allegheny College campus, after Bentley Hall. It is named for Rev. Martin Ruter, the first Methodist president of the college from 1834 to 1837.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes John P. Davis (December 1977). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Ruter Hall" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-18.