St. Andrews in Franklin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 66.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
Location. 35° 12.673′ N, 85° 53.55′ W. Marker is in St. Andrews, Tennessee, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Highway 156 and Pinetree Rd. (County Highway 156), on the right when traveling north on Highway 156. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sewanee TN 37375, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other University of the South (approx. 1.4 miles away); Edmund Kirby Smith (approx. 1˝ miles away); Rebel's Rest (approx. 1.7 miles away); Saints Rest (approx. 1.8 miles away); Desegregation of Franklin County Public Schools (approx. 1.8 miles away); Army of Tennessee (approx. 2.3 miles away); Grundy County / Marion County (approx. 3˝ miles away); Monteagle Sunday School Assembly (approx. 3.7 miles away).
More about this marker. Surrounded by a chainlink fence to keep vandals from taking the marker (there are MANY descendants in the area).
Regarding Allan Gipson. An important figure in the founding of the University of the South (he is buried on the school grounds), he also has a street named after him on the University grounds.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 8, 2018. This page has been viewed 204 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 22, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. 3. submitted on April 8, 2018. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.