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Selden House001.jpg
The Selden house was built by Mr. Hayes. It was located on the east side of Alabama Avenue where the Van Ness Music Building is now. (This Building was the U. S. Forestry building. It was built by the U.S. government for _____(?). There needs to be…

Barnwell Cottage002.jpg
This house was on Alabama Avenue, the third house from the corner where McCrady Hall is now. This lease was taken in 1870 by a Mrs. Louisa Rowland. Apparently she didn't live here long. In 1873 Mrs. E. M. Anderson had the lease. Mrs. Anderson was…

Alabama Hall.jpg
Mrs. Elizabeth Polk, a relative of Bishop Polk, built this large house in 1871 as a boarding house for students. It stood to the south of the present McCrady Hall on the west side, of Alabama Avenue.

“Next comes widow Polk, a distant cousin of our…

Gipson House001.jpg
The Allen Gipson House was given by the University of the South to Allen and Manerva Garner Gipson. The house is situated on St. Chrysostom Place which is now Alabama Avenue. Allen Gipson moved to Sewanee from Roarks Cove. He ran a general store…

Miller Hall002.jpg
Miss. Mary Miller bought this home in 1887. She was one of the important parsonages on the Mountain, and she is well as one of the favorite elders. She was described as having a “strange and lovely Chinese face, romantic birth, and most Victorian…

Miller Hall001.jpg
Miss. Mary Miller bought this home in 1887. She was one of the important parsonages on the Mountain, and she is well as one of the favorite elders. She was described as having a “strange and lovely Chinese face, romantic birth, and most Victorian…

Barnwell Cottage.jpg
This house was on Alabama Avenue, the third house from the corner where McCrady Hall is now. This lease was taken in 1870 by a Mrs. Louisa Rowland. Apparently she didn't live here long. In 1873 Mrs. E. M. Anderson had the lease. Mrs. Anderson was…

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Miss Maria Louisa “Ria” Porcher built this house in 1872. She came from Charleston, South Carolina, following her cousin Reverend William Porcher Dubose. With her she brought the three children of her deceased sister and son in law. By the time…
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