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Vol Trivia: As what was “The Hill” originally named and known?

Q. As what was “The Hill” originally named and known? 

A. The Hill was originally known as Barbara Hill, in honor of the daughter of Governor William Blount.

The Hill is the oldest part of the university, located on the eastern side of campus, and one of UT’s most recognizable symbols.