(1904)Side 1Sarah Swann Hall, Grand Lady of Carson~Newman University, has been "home" to generations of students. Colonel Alfred Reuben Swann (1843~1926), visionary Jefferson County businessman and Carson~Newman trustee, built this stately home for female students in memory of his mother, Sarah Austell Swann (1808~1888). Its Georgian architecture with Corinthian columns, inviting porch, fireplace, formal parlors, wooden staircase and dining room was an elegant addition to the campus.
|Placed By||Tennessee Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 2nd, 2017 at 7:03am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 275695 N 4000375|
|Decimal Degrees||36.12216667, -83.49235000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 36° 7.33', W 83° 29.541'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||36° 7' 19.8" N, 83° 29' 32.46" W|
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|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling South|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 1637 Russell Ave, Jefferson City TN 37760, US|
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