Broyles-Darwin House - Dayton, TN
N 35° 29.101 W 085° 01.224
16S E 679581 N 3928633
Quick Description: The Broyles-Darwin House, Built in 1861, is the oldest house within the Dayton city limits. It is listed as #96000720 and #97000799 on the National Register of Historic Places. It is also listed on the Scopes Trial Trail.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 9/12/2007 8:14:52 PM
Waymark Code: WM26JT
This information was taken from the text of a plaque in front of the house. A photograph of the plaque is posted in the gallery.
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this historically restored building is the oldest house within the Dayton city limits and was built in 1861 by S.D. Broyles, who was an early resident of Smith's Crossroads and a developer of South Dayton. The James Robert Darwin family bought the house in 1908, and during the Scopes Trial boarded two reporters.
108 Idaho Avenue
Dayton, TN USA
County / Borough / Parish: Rhea County
Year listed: 1996
Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person; Architecture/Engineering, Event
Periods of significance: 1850-1874; 1875-1899; 1900-1924
Historic function: Domestic; Single Dwelling
Current function: Domestic; Single Dwelling
Privately owned?: yes
Primary Web Site: [Web Link]
Secondary Website 1: [Web Link]
Season start / Season finish: Not listed
Hours of operation: Not listed
Secondary Website 2: Not listed
National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed
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