East Tennessee preservation group lists endangered properties

East Tennessee preservation group lists endangered properties

Stonecipher-Kelly-McCartt House (source: East Tennessee Preservation Alliance) Stonecipher-Kelly-McCartt House (source: East Tennessee Preservation Alliance)

KNOXVILLE (WATE) - An annual list by the East Tennessee Preservation Alliance (ETPA) highlights 17 endangered buildings and properties in need of protection.

The 2013 East Tennessee's Endangered Heritage list was released Monday. It includes endangered historic buildings and places in a sixteen-county region.

Members of ETPA announced the latest list at the East Tennessee History Center, 601 South Gay Street. The list was created through nominations received from members and the general public.

ETPA members say attempts are being made to develop preservation strategies for each site on the list.

  1. Arrowmont School of Arts & Crafts, Gatlinburg
  2. Former Tennessee Military Institute, Sweetwater
  3. Stonecipher-Kelly-McCartt House, Morgan County
  4. Alexander Inn, Oak Ridge
  5. Old Post Office, LaFollette
  6. The Tanner Cultural Center, Newport
  7. Abandoned Rural Schoolhouses, Grainger County
  8. Rural Mount, Hamblen County
  9. Morristown College, Morristown
  10. Historic Dandridge School, Dandridge
  11. Quaker Valley, New Market
  12. Central Business District, Lenoir City
  13. Old Monroe Health Department/Legion Hall, Madisonville
  14. Brushy Mountain State Correctional Complex, Morgan County
  15. Neglected Cemeteries across Entire Region
  16. New Salem Baptist Church, Sevierville
  17. Oak Grove School, Sharps Chapel

This is the fourth year a list of endangered historic places has been selected by the ETPA Board of Directors.

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