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This rustic dwelling was once a log cabin in the early twentieth century. The State of Tennessee Real Estate Assessment Data records the house as being built in 1900 but The University of the South's Lease Holder's records state 1913. It was…

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This rustic dwelling was once a log cabin in the early twentieth century. The State of Tennessee Real Estate Assessment Data records the house as being built in 1900 but The University of the South's Lease Holder's records state 1913. It was…

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This house was built in 1900, but the first name on the lease, Mrs. Jane Kane, didn’t buy this house until 1902. Maddie Betts bought the house that same year and lived there for seven years. The Handys bought it from her in 1909. Frank Handy was a…

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This house was built by Mrs. Sarah McCrady, the widow of Dr. John mcCrady who died in 1881.

She had lived in The Selden house from 1881 to 1885 after the fire in Otey Hall.  She was the grandmother of Dr. Edward McCrady, the vice-chancellor.

It…

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Known as the Fairbanks House for Miss Florida Fairbanks of Sewanee who was the step-daughter of Maj. George R. Fairbanks. This small Folk Victorian on Kentucky Avenue changed hands throughout the years. Frederick Johnson was one of the earlier…

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Known as the Fairbanks House for Miss Florida Fairbanks of Sewanee who was the step-daughter of Maj. George R. Fairbanks. This small Folk Victorian on Kentucky Avenue changed hands throughout the years. Frederick Johnson was one of the earlier…

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Despite being built in 1905, the earliest record of this house is of Dr. Herbert Collins’ buying the lease in 1910. Originally from Birmingham, Alabama, he received his medical degree from Sewanee in 1906. It is assumed that he practiced in this…

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Despite being built in 1905, the earliest record of this house is of Dr. Herbert Collins’ buying the lease in 1910. Originally from Birmingham, Alabama, he received his medical degree from Sewanee in 1906. It is assumed that he practiced in this…
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