Phi Delta Theta House (1899-1931)

Phi Delta Theta house, c.1925

This stone lodge was built for the Phi Delta Theta fraternity at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania in 1899. It was designed by Harry E. Yessle.

The College’s purchase of the building for $8,300 was authorized on June 5, 1931, after the fraternity had constructed a new, larger house. The building was remodeled as classroom and office space for the department of education and psychology, and in 1958, it was assigned to the music department when education and psychology relocated to Reed Hall. It later served as the College’s Media Center, then again as a fraternity residence, and in the year 2000 it was converted into a student social space, "The Quarry," featuring a popular coffee bar.

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