Silliman Hall

Silliman Hall is a century plus old building constructed two years after the university's foundations were laid in 1901. Located strategically near the intersection of Rizal Boulevard and Silliman Avenue, the three storey hall strongly highlights the Rizal Boulevard and the Dumaguete sea port. It is constructed with an American vintage colonial mansion's architecture.
 
Silliman Hall played an important role in the early life of Silliman university roofing the faculty and administrative offices, classes, library and other vital rooms.  The Japanese army confiscated the hall during the World War II, however, it sheltered them for a short time prior to the coming and rescue of the hall by the American forces.
Silliman Hall Today

The popular Silliman University Ethno-Anthro Museum has recorded and cataloged many historical artifacts to trace down the history of the Philippines is located on the first floor of Silliman Hall. Work of art and archaeological discoveries as old as 2000 years  are displayed in the building. Both the Philippine culture researchers and educators and World-class ethnographers usually trip up on useful information at the Museum, with the ethnographic compilation obtained from minor Tribes of the Philippines being the major source.

The Silliman University Printing Press has its administrative center at the hall. Additionally, Silliman Hall provides space for communal dinners and social assemblies during important events within the school. The university, with its 113 years of life, has an interesting history witnessed in the architectural design of different buildings.

Silliman Hall

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