Historic Markers Across Tennessee


Marker ID: THC 1F 4
Location: TN 52, Scott County, at TN 29
County: Scott
Waymark: None


5 miles west is Rugby, founded Oct. 5, 1880, by Thomas Hughes, author of Tom Brown S School Days, in an idealistic endeavor to provide homes and livelihood in the United States for the younger sons of English gentry. Within three years the settlement had proved financially impracticable, but its English origins are still visible.