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Column: Built on a former huckleberry patch, opening of Brenau’s Pearce Auditorium was a grand affair
Johnny Vardeman
Sunday will mark the 126th anniversary of the formal opening of Pearce Auditorium on Brenau University’s Gainesville campus.Facing Boulevard, it remains the centerpiece of the front campus. The building jump-started what was then called the Georgia Female Seminary into a prominent educational institution. It was founded by W.C.