The Sights and Sounds of Sewanee



Welcome—J. Neil Alexander, dean of the School of Theology, introduces you to the Sights and Sounds of Sewanee.

Track One: Welcome
Welcome

Carillon Bells—Perched high atop Shapard Tower, adjacent to All Saints’ Chapel, is the first stop in the tour, the carillon cabin.

Schola—The University’s only chamber choir has been part of the School of Theology since 2016.

Jessie Ball duPont Library—The three floors of the library contain many different community and academic environments, including the Theology Library and the Ralston Listening Room.

The Domain—The 13,000 acres are home to the University campus, the Sewanee community, hiking trails, and the University Farm.

Seminary Community—Friday night cookouts are a tradition among the seminary community.

Abbo’s Alley—The University’s secret garden runs from one end of the University campus to the other.

Sewanee Football—The football team’s storied history includes the incredible win by the 1899 Iron Men.

Tennessee William’s Center for the Performing Arts—How the center got its benefactor is a story of familial connections.

The Festival of Lessons and Carols—From the greening of the chapel to the three services, this event brings the whole community together year after year.

Breslin Tower—The tour ends where it began, with the sound of bells—the change bells and the tower clock.