Mears Cottage, Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa

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Looking northeast at front entrance. Mears Cottage was the first women's dormitory on campus. Built in 1888, Mears remained a residence hall until 1979. Over the years it has hosted various campus offices. It is named for Mary Grinnell Mears, an 1881 graduate of Grinnell College and daughter of J.B. Grinnell, founder of the college. Located at 1213 6th Avenue, Grinnell, Poweshiek County, Iowa.