Historic Markers Across Tennessee



The Guest House



Marker ID: THC 1D 25
Location: On E Madison Rd., Oak Ridge, TN
County: Anderson
Coordinates: N 36° 01.718    W 084° 14.518
  36.02863333    -84.24196666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM3KQC
 



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The Guest House provided accommodations for visitors to the Clinton Engineering Works (Oak Ridge) during the time of the Manhattan Project, which led to the development of the atomic bomb. The Guest House hosted such dignitaries as physicists J. Robert Oppenheimer and Enrico Fermi and Secretary of War Henry Stimson.