Academic Hall was the original main building of the University of Missouri. It was dedicated in 1843 and destroyed by fire in 1892. Academic Hall's six Ionic columns stand as the most recognizable symbol of the University of Missouri.
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... On Saturday evening January 9, 1892, Academic Hall fell victim to a disastrous fire, rumored to have been caused by the first electric light bulb west of the Mississippi River ... Athenaeum Society was to give an exhibition in the chapel of Academic Hall, and as the audience began to assemble, a small blaze appeared around the base of the central chandelier ... University of Missouri Academics School of Accountancy College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources College of Arts and Science Trulaske College of Business College of Education College ...
... The Normal School Building was completed in 1875, on the site of the current Academic Hall ... Just as construction was beginning on what would become Carnahan Hall in 1902, the school building burned down, at which time Academic Hall was erected in its place ... Carnahan Hall was initially built as the Science Building, and was later changed to become the Social Science Building ...
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