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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…

Galleher Hall002.jpg
This house occupied the lot where Johnson Hall now stands. Originally an eight room cottage built in 1870 as a dormitory, after signing the lease in 1879 Bishop Galleher had the house enlarged. Bishop Galleher, a successor to Bishop Polk as Bishop…

22428127-Dubose-Refectory001.tif
"This cottage was built on a location south of the Chapel. Dr. DuBose was made Chaplain the summer of 1871. He spent the rest of the year rounding up students in South Carolina dn bringing them back with him to Sewanee. In March, 1872, he built the…

Waring McCrady Home002 (1).jpg
In the very early years of the University there were several instances of Confederate widows who moved to Sewanee in order to afford putting their sons through school at the University. One such case was Mrs. Mary Dunbar. In 1873 she took out a…

WaringMcCradyHome001.jpg
In the very early years of the University there were several instances of Confederate widows who moved to Sewanee in order to afford putting their sons through school at the University. One such case was Mrs. Mary Dunbar. In 1873 she took out a…

Cotten House (Old Tuckaway)003.jpg
In 1868 Mrs. Sarah E. Cotten, a relative of Major Fairbanks, took a lease and built this large frame house to run as a boarding house on the site of the present Tuckaway Inn. She had originally come in 1867 to Sewanee to run Otey Hall. The house was…

Cotten House (Old Tuckaway)002.jpg
In 1868 Mrs. Sarah E. Cotten, a relative of Major Fairbanks, took a lease and built this large frame house to run as a boarding house on the site of the present Tuckaway Inn. She had originally come in 1867 to Sewanee to run Otey Hall. The house was…

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…
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