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Stately building, wonderful tribute

The plaques honoring all those involved in American wars from the 1700s until now, and the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
grand9mom
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Rock Hill, SC
Lovely organ concerts

The Wren Building is the oldest academic building in the United States and houses the beautiful... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2018
ChattChick
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Chattanooga, Tennessee
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The plaques honoring all those involved in American wars from the 1700s until now, and the recognition of those stepping out for women's and African-American rights was very moving.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank grand9mom
Reviewed 12 December 2018

The Wren Building is the oldest academic building in the United States and houses the beautiful Wren Chapel where organ concerts are held periodically. Not to be missed.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ChattChick
Reviewed 7 November 2018

What an amazing site to see. The history of this building alone, is quite eccentric. Take some time to look over the outside of the building, see the bullet holes etc.. I spent hours inside looking through both floors. Amazing place.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dave F
Reviewed 6 October 2018

The building is a quick see and has historical significance and interest, so I would recommend stopping in and looking around. The day we went a young man (student) was there to talk with anyone who had questions; he was very pleasant. Recommended.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SuziQinTexas
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

This old chapel is open to the public on the campus of William and Mary. Make sure you catch one of the organ concerts to hear the old instrument played. It truly takes you back to Colonial times.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KarenG98
Reviewed 6 September 2018

The oldest college building in the US, and it is still in use today! Enriching experience. Must see. Very beautiful

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank AsterixTheCat
Reviewed 26 August 2018

You can feel all the history this building has witnessed, from Thomas Jefferson studying here or surviving the Civil War. It's the oldest college building in the US and it is still being used by students today.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jlit64
Reviewed 17 July 2018

As the oldest academic building in the United States this little bit of history is well maintained, still in use and a corner stone of an amazing university. To be standing in the same place that Thomas Jefferson went to learn is a very cool...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Hunter S
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Definitely worth seeing. Be sure to walk around old campus when visiting Colonial Williamsburg to walk the areas Jefferson would have walked.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 757Marisa1111
Reviewed 4 May 2018

The Wren Building is the signature building of the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg. Along with the Brafferton and President's House, these buildings form the College's Ancient Campus. With a construction history dating to 1695, it is the oldest academic building in continuous...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank FLworldwanderer
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