Sewanee is a census-designated place located in Franklin County, Tennessee. As of the 2000 census, the CDP had a total population of 2,361. It lies on the mountainous Cumberland Plateau in the southeastern part of Middle Tennessee. It is best known as the home of The University of the South. St. Andrew's - Sewanee School is a private Episcopal school for grades 7 through 12. Student population includes 100 boarding and 150 day students. The Templeton Library, which is to be the repository of the papers of financier Sir John Templeton, a native of the area, has recently been built there.
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Pearl's Foggy Mountain CafeFine-dining restaurant with a casual atmosphere, offering Regional American cuisine. Menus, announcements of special events, hours, and catering information.
Sewanee Writers ConferenceAnnual conference attracting nationally-known novelists, poets, and playwrights to a program of instruction and criticism for developing writers, including workshops, readings, and craft lectures in poetry, fiction, and playwriting. Information about the program, including public events.
The Blue Chair Bakery and Coffee ShopServes homemade breakfasts, lunches, and bakery items. Includes menus, photos, and operating hours.
The Sewanee Summer Music FestivalCombines a 5-week program of study for advanced music students with a professional concert series. Curriculum, faculty, performance schedules, and other information.