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: 1920 - 1929


1920: Justice Residence Hall completed, demolished early 1950s.

1923: New River Light and Power hydropower plant on Edminsten Farm destroyed by fire.

1924: New hydropower plant completed on Edminsten Farm.

1924: New River Steam Generator Power Plant on Appalachian Campus completed, demolished mid-1990s.

1924: Second Administration Building completed, destroyed by fire 1966.

1924: Women’s Gymnasium completed, demolished for Welborn addition, 1956-57.

1924: First White Residence Hall completed, demolished 1968.

1925: Central Dining Hall/Cafeteria/Welborn Hall completed, slated for demolition 2008.

1925: Boone Grade School/Appalachian Elementary/Old Education Building, demolished mid-1960s.

1929: Dauph-Blan Residence Hall completed, demolished 1980.




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