Monday, July 6, 2009

Brown University - Rhode Island

University Hall and Van Wickle Gates - Brown University - Providence, Rhode Island

Duing the Revolutionary War, the hall was used as barracks,hospital, and horse stable for American and French troops. It was designated a National Shrine in 1963. The Van Wickle Gates are opened only twice each academic year; in September during convcation ceremonies, and in June at the commencement procession.

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