Author Archives: Uncomely and Broken

About Uncomely and Broken

I am a classicist in Sewanee, Tennessee.

Victoria in Tennessee

This is the Bethel Church in Victoria, Tennessee, located off Old Highway 28. The image above is taken from this Flickr page, which lists this comment from Tim Holloway in 2013: A man named John Frater built this church for … Continue reading

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Protected: Thud & Blunder (1964)

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“Et in Arcadia Ego” bench in Abbo’s Alley

Given by Friends and Classmate to Celebrate Our Friendship with Thomas Carleton Ward C ’69 August 3, 1947- June 30, 1997 Quick Bring a Beaker of Wine So That I May Wet My Mind And Say Something Clever From Mary … Continue reading

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Protected: USA Today: “Grundy Worst County in TN”

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German POWs and Dixie Highway

Sewanee Purple (April 16, 1918) 3

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Antigone in Sewanee 1894

Various Notices on the Sewanee Production of Antigone of 1894 “Loftier than this devotion to the legitimate, semi-legitimate, and wholly illegitimate drama, is the success on the stage of the students of the Greek department, who, under the direction of … Continue reading

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Abbo’s Alley & German POWS

That some of Abbo’s Alley was laid out during WWII by German POWs is something I’ve often heard, but seen little documentary evidence. Below is what I’ve found. New York Times July 1, 1984, Section 10, Page 25: To the Editor: Thanks very much … Continue reading

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