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Oak Ridge in Anderson County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Guest House

 
 
The Guest House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, December 30, 2017
1. The Guest House Marker
Inscription.  The Guest House provided accommodations for visitors to the Clinton Engineering Works (Oak Ridge) during the time of the Manhattan Project, which led to the development of the atomic bomb. The Guest House hosted such dignitaries as physicists J. Robert Oppenheimer and Enrico Fermi and Secretary of War Henry Stimson.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1D 25.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 36° 1.739′ N, 84° 14.47′ W. Marker is in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, in Anderson County. Marker is at the intersection of Kentucky Avenue and Broadway Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Kentucky Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oak Ridge TN 37830, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Chapel-on-the-Hill (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Castle on the Hill (approx. 0.3 miles
The Guest House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, December 30, 2017
2. The Guest House Marker
away); Oak Ridge Schools (approx. 1.4 miles away); 1948 (approx. 1.4 miles away); 1942 (approx. 1.4 miles away); 1946 (approx. 1.4 miles away); Manhattan Engineer District – USAEC (approx. 1.4 miles away); ORINS / ORAU (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Oak Ridge.
 
Construction of The Guest House image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, April 9, 2015
3. Construction of The Guest House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 9, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 1, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 132 times since then and 30 times this year. Last updated on March 3, 2018, by Ray Smith of Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 1, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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