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McMurry Hall, built in 1911, was previously used as a practice school.

History’s foundation: McMurry Hall

By Olivia Willoughby | April 8, 2012

Paul Palian, director of media and public relations, said unlike other buildings on campus, McMurry Hall is named after two people: Charles McMurry and his sister-in-law, Lida Brown McMurry. Palian said after being built in 1911, McMurry Hall used to...

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