NRHP: Crites Hall; Chadron State College

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Crites Hall; Chadron St College TR

Crites Hall; Chadron St College TR

NRHP Reference #: 83001083

NRHP Listing Date: 19830908

Location

10th & Main, Chadron, Dawes County, Nebraska

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Summary

Chadron State College is the state's primary educational institution in western Nebraska. It was established as a state normal school in 1911. The five hsitoric campus buildings include the women's dormitory, Women's Hall, Crites Hall, gymnasium, and library, all erected during the founding years of the college. Their architectural design reflects the popular styles of the time: Prairie, Neo-Classical Revival, and Art Deco.

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