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The visual symbol of the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the Old Well, which actually was the main water source for a long time. Later, it was decorated and turned into a symbolic icon modeled after the Temple of Love in the Garden of Versailles. It's considered good luck for students to take a drink from the well at the beginning of each school year.

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  • Written Mar 10, 2003
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