ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Radford University’s president will soon move into a renovated historic house.
The Roanoke Times reports (http://bit.ly/1plpTYw ) the University Foundation has received a donation of the house named Halwyck.
The home was built in 1892 and predates the founding of Radford University.
The two-story brick home was built by Virginia’s 43rd governor, John Hoge Tyler.
The University Foundation has entered into a lease with Radford University for $1 per year for the home for five years.
The house is a gift from Randal J. Kirk, a Radford and former rector of the Radford University Board of Visitors.
The property and subsequent renovations were the result of gifts totaling more than $1.2 million to the Radford University Foundation.
Information from: The Roanoke Times, http://www.roanoke.com
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