Theta Chi House (1925-1964)

Theta Chi house, 1947

In 1925 the Theta Chi fraternity at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania purchased the former Long residence at 270 West High Street, adjacent to the former home of Abram Bosler, class of 1905. Before the fraternity could move in, the house was completely remodeled at a cost of $32,000; some of the renovation included the addition of new heating and plumbing systems, a new porch, and a stucco exterior. The members dedicated their new home in 1926.

During the Second World War, the house was rented out to the College for use as a dormitory, but the members of Theta Chi returned to their home in the summer of 1946. The fraternity would occupy this house until 1964 when they moved into Quad 2 (now Buchanan Hall) in the Fraternity Quadrangle. The building was later torn down.

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