La Grande, Blue Mt. University
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Hug, Bernal D.
"Blue Mountain University, La Grande, Oregon - circa winter 1884/85 - It was built in 1875 at a cost of $18,000, donated by the pioneers. It opened that year in December. It officially closed in June, 1884. Picture taken after closure and removal of front steps. It was torn down in 1899 and some of the bricks were used in the old Central School, now the Junior High School at 4th and K streets." [Photograph used in "History of Union County, Oregon" (page 197), edited and compiled by Bernal D. Hug.]
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