Perkins Hall

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Photo of Perkins Hall, located on East Green

Building Type:
Residence Hall

Campus Green:
East Green

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Current Use

Perkins Hall is located in the East Green, coordinates I-4 on the campus map. It is marked as #64 on the map.

Perkins Hall is a residence hall.

Residence Services provides more detailed information online.


Perkins Hall was built in 1953 and opened in the fall of 1954. It was originally the home for 210 male students.

Eliphaz Perkins

Perkins Hall was named in honor of Dr. Eliphaz Perkins. He was born in 1753 in Connecticut. He came to Athens in 1800 as the first physician in Athens County. In 1804, he became the first treasurer of Ohio University. He also served as a trustee. He established schools for children, was the first postmaster, first county auditor, and the first apothecary merchant of Athens.


57 East Green Dr., Athens, OH 45701 (Directions)

The East Green

The East Green on Ohio University's Athens campus.

East Green is Ohio University's most convenient green for business, math and computer science majors due to its convenient location near Morton Hall and College Green. Notable buildings on this green include Jefferson Hall, Shively Hall, Gamertsfelder Hall and Perkins Hall.

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