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The University of Virginia continues to acknowledge the history of slavery surrounding the educational facility. A new dorm has been named the Gibbons House after William and Isabella Gibbons, who were owned by university professors. The dorm will hold around 200 first-year students in the fall.

UVA Residence Hall Named After Former Slave Couple Opens This Fall  was originally published on kissrichmond.com