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When first erected in 1875, the Main Building (Kirkland Hall) had twin towers, both with sloping roofs. Later photographs show first one tower with a flat roof, and still later, both with flat roofs. Although one tower remained after the 1905 fire, there were many architectural changes.

Kirkland Tower as it appeared in 1875 before the fire in 1905
Kirkland Tower, Circa 1875
Oil on Canvas Board
14" X 11"