[Photograph of Thalian Hall, Midway, Baldwin County, Georgia ]

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Title:[Photograph of Thalian Hall, Midway, Baldwin County, Georgia ]

Midway. Thalian Hall built by Thalian Society, a literary society, at Oglethorpe University, located about 2 miles south of Milledgeville. It was built in late 1850s by Joseph Lane. It was used as a dormitory; Sidney Lanier occupied a room. During the Civil War, it housed wounded Confederate soldiers. In 1890 Dr. Henry Dawson Allen purchased the University property and established Allen's Invalid Home.

Types:Photographs | StillImage
Subjects:Oglethorpe University--Buildings | Architecture--Georgia--Milledgeville | Education--Georgia--Milledgeville | Lanier, Sidney, 1842-1881--Homes and haunts | United States, Georgia, Baldwin County, Milledgeville, 33.0801429, -83.2320991
Collection:Vanishing Georgia
Institution:Digital Library of Georgia
Contributors:Georgia Archives
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