University of the South -Sewanee
Founded in 1857 by the Episcopal diosceses, Tennessee's University of the South has Oxford-style, Gothic architechure and was built on 10,000 acres given by the Sewanee Mining Company. Delayed by the onset of the Civil Way, it opened to students in 1868 welcoming 9 students and 4 faculty members. Today it is one of the most prestigious universities in the south and has one of the most beautiful campus's in the nation with a domain of nearly 13,000 acres that can be used for outdoor recreation and forestry education.
The University of the South is a great place to go for a walk and has a couple different coffee shops and cafes where you can grab a bite to eat and take in the beautiful architecture. If you want a trip to Europe but can't find the time or money, then this campus can give you your Europe fix better than any other area in the south. Its just another amazing story that you can learn about in the Cumberland Plateau region of Tennessee.
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735 University Ave.
Sewanee , TN 37375
- Mountain Goat Trail, 0.4 miles away
- Crust Pizza, 0.7 miles away
- Hallelujah Pottery, 3.2 miles away
- Natural Bridge State Natural Area, 3.5 miles away
- Monteagle Winery, 4.3 miles away