DuBose Conference Center

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DuBose Conference Center or DuBose Church Training Center
DuBose Conference Center is located in Tennessee
DuBose Conference Center
Location Fairmont and College Sts., Monteagle, Tennessee
Coordinates 35°14′29″N 85°49′38″W / 35.24139°N 85.82722°W / 35.24139; -85.82722Coordinates: 35°14′29″N 85°49′38″W / 35.24139°N 85.82722°W / 35.24139; -85.82722
Area 1.4 acres (0.57 ha)
Built 1924
Architect Multiple
Architectural style Mission/Spanish Revival
Governing body Private
MPS Grundy County MRA (AD)
NRHP Reference # 80003802[1]
Added to NRHP November 25, 1980

The DuBose Conference Center, formally known as the DuBose Memorial Church Training School, is a historic site at Fairmont and College Streets in Monteagle, Tennessee. It is an Episcopal Church training and conference center.[2]

History[edit]

The site was originally established as the Fairmount College in 1872 and included among its students the Soong Sisters, one of whom later became Madame Chiang Kai-Shek and the another, Soong Ching-ling, became wife of Sun Yat-Sen.[3][4]

It was built in 1924 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ http://www.duboseconf.org/history Retrieved 2011-05-31
  3. ^ "Southeast Tennessee Tourist Association". Southeast Tourist Tourist Association. Retrieved 9 July 2011. 
  4. ^ Chitty, Arther and Elizabeth, Sewanee Sampler, 1978, p. 106, ISBN 0-9627687-7-4