Seney-Stovall Chapel, 1885, Athens


W. W. Thomas began construction of this Athens icon in 1882, after Miss Nellie Stovall wrote a letter to New York philanthropist George I. Seney asking for a chapel for the adjacent Lucy Cobb Institute. It was dedicated in 1885 and is considered the only authentic Elizabethan theatre in the Southeast. It served as a lecture hall, theatre and auditorium for the Institute.


National Register of Historic Places


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