College Washhouse


Brief History
College records indicate that a washhouse was constructed just north of Pennsylvania Hall in 1837. In 1860, this structure was greatly expanded and made into the college janitor's residence. This house stood until 1928.

Timeline
1837: A washhouse was built for the use of the college students and staff.
1860: The washhouse was enlarged to become the residence of John "Jack" Hopkins, the college janitor, and his family. 
[see Janitor's House page for further information]


See sources
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Charles H. Glatfelter, A Salutary Influence, p. 109.