Catlin Hall

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Catlin Hall, Wilkes College
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Catlin Hall, October 2011
Catlin Hall is located in Pennsylvania
Catlin Hall
Catlin Hall is located in the US
Catlin Hall
Location 92 S. River St., Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 41°14′47″N 75°53′12″W / 41.24652°N 75.88654°W / 41.24652; -75.88654Coordinates: 41°14′47″N 75°53′12″W / 41.24652°N 75.88654°W / 41.24652; -75.88654
Area less than one acre
Built 1843
Architect Elizah Reynolds
Architectural style Greek Revival
NRHP Reference # 72001132[1]
Added to NRHP March 16, 1972

Catlin Hall, also known as George Catlin Hall and Reynolds House, is a historic dormitory located on the campus of Wilkes University at Wilkes-Barre, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1843, and is a 2 1/2-story, rectangular brick building in the Greek Revival style. It has a two-story rear wing. It was built as the Reynolds family residence and used as such into the 1950s, after which it was sold to Wilkes College in 1957. It was used as the women's residence hall and named for Wilkes-Barre native, painter George Catlin.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Pennsylvania Register of Historic Sites and Landmarks (August 1971). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Catlin Hall, Wilkes College" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-03-15.