A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Carnegie Hall in Moores
Hill, Indiana, on its 100th anniversary.
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A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION honoring Carnegie Hall in
Moores Hill, Indiana, on its 100th anniversary.
Whereas, Carnegie Hall was built in 1907 as a part of
Moores Hill College. It was named in honor of industrialist
Andrew Carnegie, whose matching grant made construction
of the great hall possible;
Whereas, Carnegie Hall incorporates Collegiate Gothic
architecture and has been described by knowledgeable
observers as one of the finest examples of that style in
Whereas, Carnegie Hall served as the first home of
Moores Hill College. This was the second college in Indiana
to open its doors to women and awarded 487 degrees in its
61 years of operation;
Whereas, in the years after Moores Hill College moved
to Evansville, Carnegie Hall served the community as a high
school and later a grade school. At present, the building
houses a museum, a library, and a new genealogy room;
Whereas, Carnegie Hall plays host to many activities in Moores Hill, including weekly bingo, Head Start classes, Girl Scout and Brownie Troop meetings, yard sales, and Thanksgiving Dinner; and
SECTION 1. That the Indiana General Assembly recognizes and
celebrates the 100th anniversary of Carnegie Hall in Moores Hill,
SECTION 2. The Secretary of the Senate is hereby directed to transmit a copy of this Resolution to Janice Slater, President of the Carnegie Hall Museum.