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McMillan Hall 1934

Washington & Jefferson College's McMillan Hall is the eighth oldest academic building in the United States that is still in use for its original academic purpose and is the oldest surviving college building west of the Allegheny Mountains. It is named after college founder and Presbyterian missionary John McMillan. Throughout its history, McMillan has also been known as the "Old College," the "Academy Building," and the "Administration Building." In 1977, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The National Register described its historical importance as a "unique variation of a Western Pennsylvania stone building," calling it "irreplaceable on a regional or national level." (more...)