Old Main, Knox College (NRIS 66000323)
Knox College campus,
Illinois. County/parish: Knox.
1 contributing building.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
October 15, 1966.
- Old Main, Knox College
- Old Main is the oldest building on the campus of Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois. Completed in 1857, it is a distinctive Gothic Tudor design of Swedish architect Charles Ulricson. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1961 as one of the few surviving sites to host one of the famous 1858 Lincoln–Douglas debates. The building underwent a major restoration in the 1930s, which modernized its interior and restored its exterior. (read more...)
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National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/66000323