Delevan Hotel

From Cvillepedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

The Delevan Hotel was originally built to house University of Virginia students. [1] Throughout its lifetime, it served as a classical academy, a military hospital, a Freedmen's Bureau school, and the site of the city's first biracial political meeting in 1867.[1] The building, colloquially known as the "Mudwall" building because of the red clay used to build it, was bought by the First Baptist Church (West Main Street) congregation on August 20, 1868 and was renamed the Delevan Baptist Church. [1]

Logo-small25.jpg This article is a stub. You can help cvillepedia by expanding it.


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Web. First Baptist Church, Charlottesville, African American Historic Sites Database, retrieved 30 May 2012.

External Links