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The Cross

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Tennessee Avenue, University of the South Sewanee, Sewanee, TN
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Beautiful memorial

We took a great hike from the soccer fields to the cross. Pleasant 1/2 mile hike. View was gorgeous... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2018
MandevilleDad
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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breathtaking

If you're looking to get away from getting away from it all, take a few more steps from the center... read more

Reviewed March 28, 2018
Baudonivia1
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Dallas, Texas
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Tennessee Avenue, University of the South Sewanee, Sewanee, TN
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Reviewed April 2, 2018 via mobile

We took a great hike from the soccer fields to the cross. Pleasant 1/2 mile hike. View was gorgeous during sunset. The cross itself is larger than expected and a moving memorial

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Reviewed March 28, 2018

If you're looking to get away from getting away from it all, take a few more steps from the center of town (Sewanee), and head out to The Cross. Sit, walk, stand, climb, read, meditate. Repeat.

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Reviewed March 15, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful and scenic stop. Worth it to visit. Pictures were amazing. Views into the valley below were gorgeous. Too cold to take the trails at our visit so we will visit again in warmer months.

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Reviewed January 19, 2018

Very inspirational place to visit when touring Sewanee. Easy to walk around the cross and nearby parking. Excellent views of the surrounding area.

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Reviewed January 5, 2018

The Cross is atop Sewanee Mountain in Sewanee, TN., home of The University of the South. At night, the base of the Cross is lighted and can be seen from miles away in the valley. The area surrounding the Cross is quiet and peaceful...

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Reviewed January 1, 2018

This location has a great view of the valley. It is a tribute to the Veteran's of the area and worth the time to see it.

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Reviewed November 27, 2017 via mobile

The cross is indescribable! One must visit to take in the beautiful setting and imagery which surrounds this area!

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Reviewed November 10, 2017

Great quiet place to go and reflect on life and say a prayer if you want. Nice view of the valley below!

Thank Charlie S
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Reviewed October 15, 2017

We visited the cross on a recent visit to the Monteagle area. It was beautiful and was right at the edge of a gorgeous overlook. Highly recommend stopping to see this if you are in the area. We had a little trouble finding it, but...More

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Reviewed September 13, 2017

This is a must see when you are in the area. The cross itself surrounded by the names of local residents who were killed in all American wars is so moving. It renews you faith as well as your patriotism. The view is breathtaking!

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TripMomof1
October 11, 2017|
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Response from RAT001 | Reviewed this property |
As you arrive on campus you will be on University Avenue. As you drive along University Ave. All Saint’s Chapel will be on your left(recommend seeing it). Just pass All Saints will be a fork on your right. Take the fork- I... More
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Response from Martha W | Reviewed this property |
The Sewanee Memorial Cross is on a bluff in the Cumberland plateau on the edge of campus at University of the South in Sewanee, TN. It is stunning, try to see it if possible.
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