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LaFollette in Campbell County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Glen Oaks

 
 
Glen Oaks Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, February 27, 2019
1. Glen Oaks Marker
Inscription.  Erected ca 1900-01 by Harvey M. LaFollette, founder of the city of LaFollette. This 27 room home is in the high Victorian style and was designed by the famous 19th century architect, George Barber. While the grounds, which once encompassed the entire block, have undergone significant changes, the house still exhibits its original grace and charm after more than a century.
 
Erected by LaFollette Beautification & Enhancement Board.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture.
 
Location. 36° 22.916′ N, 84° 7.136′ W. Marker is in LaFollette, Tennessee, in Campbell County. Marker is on South Indiana Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 203 South Indiana Avenue, La Follette TN 37766, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Howard "Louie Bluie" Armstrong (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Howard "Louie Bluie" Armstrong (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic Stone Chapel (approx.
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0.2 miles away); Big Creek Gap (approx. half a mile away); Campbell County War Memorial (approx. 5 miles away); Stone Mill (approx. 7.2 miles away); The Civilian Conservation Corps and Cove Lake State Park (approx. 7.2 miles away); Indian Mounds (approx. 7˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in LaFollette.
 
Also see . . .
1. Harvey Marion LaFollette. (Submitted on March 10, 2019, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
2. George Franklin Barber. (Submitted on March 10, 2019, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Glen Oaks Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, February 27, 2019
2. Glen Oaks Marker
Harvey M. LaFollette image. Click for full size.
3. Harvey M. LaFollette
George F. Barber image. Click for full size.
4. George F. Barber
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 11, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 10, 2019, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 525 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 10, 2019, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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