Miami University
Miami University, Oxford

Miami Milestones
  • Miami University was chartered by the Ohio General Assembly, February 17, 1809.
  • Collegiate instruction began November 1, 1824, after years of fund-raising, interrupted construction and operation of a log cabin preparatory school on the college grounds.

"Old Main," the first classroom building on the campus.  It was later named Harrison Hall after Benjamin Harrison, an 1852 MU graduate.

(source: Oxford Sesquicentennial , 1959)

McGuffey Hall

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