Appalachian State University Historical Photographs

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For questions about the ASU Historical Photographs, please contact Pam Mitchem.

Phone: 828.262.7422


Appalachian State University Historical Timelines
Campus Buildings: 1910 - 1919


1911: Science Hall completed, destroyed by fire in 1946 with Watauga Academy.

1915: New River Light and Power Plant constructed on Edminsten Farm, services campus and six Boone customers.

1915: Campus buildings wired for electricity.

1915: Second Lovill Home completed.

1915: First Lovill Home becomes Lovill Annex, used primarily as women’s dorm during summer school.

1917: Arts and Crafts Building/Gymnasium/Industrial Arts Building constructed, demolished late 1930s.




Project made possible by North Carolina: Preserving Cultural Heritage Online (NCECHO) through funds from the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) and the Institute of Museum and Library Sciences (IMLS).