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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…

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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…

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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…

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In 1870 Bishop Alexander Gregg of Texas took a lease and shortly after built this house. It was called Marlborough after the county in South Carolina where his wife was born. Major Fairbanks calls Gregg "The faithful, earnest and tried friend of the…

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In 1870 Bishop Alexander Gregg of Texas took a lease and shortly after built this house. It was called Marlborough after the county in South Carolina where his wife was born. Major Fairbanks calls Gregg "The faithful, earnest and tried friend of…

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In 1870 Bishop Alexander Gregg of Texas took a lease and shortly after built this house. It was called Marlborough after the county in South Carolina where his wife was born. Major Fairbanks calls Gregg "The faithful, earnest and tried friend of the…

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Mahogany with black marble tops, shaped apron over cartouche shaped mirrored backs, molded base with rounded ends and applied carved rosettes

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Carved upper and lower portions of uphostered back and front stretcher, inciised carving on stiles and front legs, uphostered seat

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