Pathways to the Past

Margaret Fosmoe ’85 | February 11, 2021

Come take a walk with me at Notre Dame of 100 years ago.

There’s the Main Building, just a few steps away from the infirmary and the campus natatorium. Railroad tracks curve along the eastern edge of St. Joseph’s Lake, extending to the campus heating plant behind St. Edward’s Hall.

This framed vintage Topographical Map of the University Precinct of Notre Dame, Indiana, hangs in Fitzpatrick Hall of Engineering. It’s large, measuring more than 6 feet wide and 4 feet high.

The hand-drawn diagram, dated 1919-1921, offers the means for a virtual stroll across the University campus of a century ago.

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 by Daily Domer Staff

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