Title

Cabell Hall

Creator

WKU Archives

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Creation Date

1-1-1889

Description

Other Names - Home Economics Hall, Music Hall
Date Built - 1889
Date Razed - 1926

Originally built as a home for the president of Potter College, Benjamin Cabell.

The building was used as the Music Hall from approximately 1911 to 1926. The School of Music was located on the first floor of the hall. The School of Domestic Science and Arts was located on the second floor.

The stones of the building were reused to construct the Home Economics Building in 1926, making room for Gordon Wilson Hall on the original site. The Home Economics Building was located next to Helm Library and was renamed the Industrial Education Annex.

Keywords

Potter College for Young Ladies, Western Kentucky University, Buildings

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