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Monteagle in Grundy County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Monteagle Sunday School Assembly

 
 
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By Tom Gillard, June 8, 2012
1. Monteagle Sunday School Assembly Marker
Inscription.  MSSA differed from other Chautauquas and is significant is that it was ecumenical from the beginning. Known as the Chautauqua of the South, it has conducted annual assemblies for religious and educational programs without interruption since 1883. In 1982, MSSA was placed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior. It features outstanding and unusual Victorian and early 20th century cottage architecture on a campus of 354 acres containing more than 160 cottages and 15 public buildings.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 76.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 35° 14.432′ N, 85° 50.273′ W. Marker is in Monteagle, Tennessee, in Grundy County. Marker is at the intersection of Assembly Avenue (Tennessee Route 41-a) and College Street, on the right when traveling north on Assembly Avenue
Monteagle Sunday School Assembly image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, June 8, 2012
2. Monteagle Sunday School Assembly
. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Monteagle TN 37356, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grundy County / Marion County (approx. ¼ mile away); Highlander Folk School (approx. 2.1 miles away); Allan Gipson (approx. 3.7 miles away); University of the South (approx. 5 miles away); Edmund Kirby Smith (approx. 5.1 miles away); Rebel's Rest (approx. 5.3 miles away); Roho The Coalminer (approx. 5.9 miles away); Fiery Gizzard (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Monteagle.
 
Also see . . .
1. Chautauqua. Wikipedia (Submitted on June 9, 2012, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.) 

2. Monteagle Sunday School Assembly. (Submitted on June 11, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Monteagle Sunday School Assembly image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, June 8, 2012
3. Monteagle Sunday School Assembly
Monteagle Sunday School Assembly image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, June 8, 2012
4. Monteagle Sunday School Assembly
Monteagle Sunday School Assembly image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, June 8, 2012
5. Monteagle Sunday School Assembly
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 9, 2012, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 978 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 9, 2012, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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