Richard Glenn Gettell Amphitheater - South Hadley, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 15.375 W 072° 34.400
18T E 700168 N 4681079
Quick Description: Richard Glenn Gettell Amphitheater is located on the campus of Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, MA.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 7/29/2013 5:40:40 AM
Waymark Code: WMHP0E
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member monkeys4ever
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Long Description:
The Richard Glenn Gettell Amphitheater was built in 1961 into the natural grassy slope of Pageant Green. It was designed by Sidney Shurcliff and the architectural firm of Carl Koch and Associates. The amphitheater was named in honor of former College president, Richard Glenn Gettell, who was president from 1957 to 1968.

The amphitheater can accommodate 2,500 people on its grass covered concentric rings. It is the site of the College's May Day celebration, graduation ceremonies and is also used as a concert venue.
Type of Amphitheater: Contemporary Amphitheater

Amphitheater Website: [Web Link]

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