The Old Well245 Votes Currently Open
- Address: East Cameron Ave. (facing South Building), Chapel Hill, NC 27599, United States
- Timings: 06:00 am - 06:00 pm Details
- Phone: +1-9199621630
- Time Required: 00:30 Mins
- Tags: Landmark, Family And Kids
The construction of this well was initiated by UNC President Edwin A. Alderman in 1897 and this well has since then been the primary source for campus water, that’s more than a century! The New Greek revival structure of the well is striking and it has become an unofficial symbol of UNC. In 1954, brick walls, plants and benches were added to adorn the structure.
It is considered good luck if students drink the water from the well on the first day of their classes.
The Old Well Hours
- Open daily dawn to dusk.
How to Reach The Old Well
- Bus RU
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62.03% of people who visit Chapel Hill include The Old Well in their plan
10 AM - 11 AM
55.56% of people start their The Old Well visit around 10 AM - 11 AM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see The Old Well
85% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting The Old Well