Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Gruetli



Marker ID: THC 2E 43
Location: at the intersection of Tennessee Route 108 and 20th Ave South, Gruetli Laager, TN
County: Grundy
Coordinates: N 35° 22.256    W 085° 39.6
  35.37093333    -85.66
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM29H6
 



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Apparently named for a commune in the canton of Giarus, Switzerland, it was founded by Peter Staub, native of that locality, and 100 Swiss families who bought land here, on April 11, 1896. Since 1880, normal increases in population and the desire for self