Old Centre

Old Centre

Built: 1820
Renovated: 1991
Address: 625 West Walnut Street, Danville, Ky. 40422

This Greek Revival structure is the College’s first building. It has been used for classrooms, and as a student dormitory, a library, a law school, a cafeteria, and a grade school. During the Civil War it was used as a hospital first by Confederate troops and then by Union soldiers after the Battle of Perryville. Old Centre is a Kentucky landmark listed in the National Register of Historic Places and included in the Smithsonian Guide to Historic Places. It is Kentucky’s oldest continuously operating academic building.

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