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Historic Rugby

. Description:  Founded in 1880 as a cooperative, class-free agricultural community, the colony peaked at 350 residents.  Today the restored Schoolhouse is a visitor center with 12 minute video and the origin point for guided walking tours that include the library, Hughes house, Episcopal Church, and Rugby printing works.
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Address:
5517 Rugby Hwy
PO Box 8
Rugby, TN 37733

Parent Organization:
Historic Rugby
Contacts
Phone 423 628-2441
Alt Phone 423 628-2430
Toll Free 888 214-3400
E-mail RugbyTN@Highland.net
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   www.historicrugby.org/
Hours:
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 Schoolhouse Visitor Center (for guided tours) 12 - 5:30 9:30 - 5:30 9:30 - 5:30 9:30 - 5:30 9:30 - 5:30 9:30 - 5:30 9:30 - 5:30
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preschoolers free K-12 $3  $6  60+ $5  call
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What kind of visit you can have: Start at the schoolhouse, which is now a visitor center.  From there, walking tours go to the Christ Church Episcopal Church, library, Kingstone  house, Rugby printing works.  Altogether, 85 residents live in the village, where 20 of the original buildings still stand.  
Big Events: Festival of British & American Culture (May); Rugby Pilgrimage (Aug) Suggested Stay:
Period 1880s Type of Site Town
Buildings: Church, library, Kingstone  house, Rugby printing works, schoolhouse, Pioneer cottage, Newbury House Inn, Rugby Commissary reconstruction, Board of Aid reconstruction
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