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Greeneville in Greene County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Virginia Hall 1901

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, November 10, 2019
1. Virginia Hall 1901 Marker
Inscription.  Funded by Nettie Fowler McCormick, this building was designed by the most famous architect of the time, Louis H. Sullivan. Virginia Hall was originally designed as a women's dormitory and was Tusculum's first modern building with baths, fire escapes and furnace heat. Originally, the building housed the Home Economics Department, a dining hall, girl's gymnasium, parlors and reception rooms, as well as an art studio.
 
Location. 36° 10.463′ N, 82° 45.608′ W. Marker is in Greeneville, Tennessee, in Greene County. Marker can be reached from Shiloh Road just south of Erwin Highway, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 20 Shiloh Road, Greeneville TN 37745, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Institution of Higher Learning West of the Allegheny Mountains (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Gloucester (about 300 feet away); Tusculum College (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Tusculum College (approx. 0.2 miles away); Samuel Doak House
Virginia Hall 1901 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, November 10, 2019
2. Virginia Hall 1901 Marker
(approx. ¼ mile away); Andrew Johnson National Historic Site (approx. 1.4 miles away); Henderson’s Station (approx. 1.6 miles away); Harmony House (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greeneville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Nettie Fowler McCormick. (Submitted on November 17, 2019, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
2. Louis Sullivan. (Submitted on November 17, 2019, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
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Virginia Hall image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, November 10, 2019
3. Virginia Hall
Nettie Fowler McCormick image. Click for full size.
4. Nettie Fowler McCormick
Louis Sullivan image. Click for full size.
5. Louis Sullivan
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 17, 2019, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 17, 2019, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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