1925 : Central Michigan University’s Old Main Burns

December 7, 2021 all-day

On December 7, 1925, CMU’s original building, Old Main, burned. Following the calamity, some state legislators went as far as to propose moving the school to a city in their district. However, strong support kept the school in Mount Pleasant.

Source : CMU Clarke Historical Library Blog, December 7, 2017.

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