Thursday, February 16, 2023
5:30pm CST
On February 16, 2023, there will be an exhibit opening and reception for “Historic Sewanee
Downtown, 150 Years” in the University Archives in Sewanee, Tennessee. The event will begin
at 5:30 p.m. CST with Meg Beasley, John Runkle and Chris Van de Ven speaking in the Lytle
Room. Besides an overview of Sewanee’s downtown development, examples of the history of
noted businesses are part of the exhibit, and the introduction of a walking tour for the downtown business district will be highlighted.
The exhibit will run from February 9 thru December 15, 2023 in Sewanee's William R. Laurie
University Archives and Special Collections building. Viewing hours are 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.,
Monday thru Friday or by appointment. Support from The University of the South and the
Sewanee Trust for Historic Preservation has made this research and presentation possible.