Bentley Hall, October 2009
|Location||Allegheny College campus, Meadville, Pennsylvania|
|Area||0.5 acres (0.20 ha)|
|Built by||Alden, Rev., Timothy|
|Architectural style||Colonial, Greek Revival|
|NRHP Reference #||77001156|
|Added to NRHP||May 6, 1977|
Bentley Hall is a historic building located on the campus of Allegheny College at Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania. It was built between 1820 and 1835, and is a vernacular brick and stone building with a Federal style center building and Greek Revival style wings. The central section measures three stories and 60 feet wide and the two-story wings are 30 feet wide each. It is topped by a distinctive cupola. It was the first building built on the Allegheny College campus, and the only building until Ruter Hall was built in 1853. It is named for Rev. William Bentley, an early benefactor.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.
- "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (SEARCHABLE DATABASE). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes Carolyn Pitts (July 1976). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Bentley Hall" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-19.
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