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Swiss colony at Gruetli by Frances Helen Jackson

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Published by Grundy County Swiss Historical Society in [Tennessee] .
Written in English



  • Gruetli (Tenn.),
  • Grundy County (Tenn.),
  • Tennessee,
  • Gruetli.,
  • Grundy County.,
  • Tennessee.


  • Swiss -- Tennessee -- Gruetli.,
  • Swiss -- Tennessee -- Grundy County.,
  • Swiss Americans -- Tennessee.,
  • Gruetli (Tenn.) -- History.,
  • Grundy County (Tenn.) -- History.

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Edition Notes

StatementFrances Helen Jackson ; edited with translations, comments, updates, maps, and index by Clopper Almon.
ContributionsAlmon, Clopper., Grundy County Swiss Historical Society (Tenn.)
LC ClassificationsF444.G78 J33 2003
The Physical Object
Pagination167 p. :
Number of Pages167
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3697771M
LC Control Number2003109523

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History. Gruetli was founded by German-speaking Swiss immigrants in The town was part of a greater initiative— conducted by an organization known as the Tennessee Kolonisation Gesellschaft— to establish Swiss colonies atop the Cumberland Plateau in Tennessee. Gruetli was probably named after a commune in the Swiss canton of Glarus. Peter Staub, a member of Knoxville's thriving Swiss County: Grundy. The Swiss Colony at Gruetli by Jackson, Frances Helen and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Swiss Colony at Gruetli --Bridge to a New Land From to the early years of the 20th century, over fifty families of Swiss immigrants came to Grundy County, Tennessee with the express purpose of creating a Swiss Colony, a community composed almost entirely of German-speaking Swiss that would preserve their culture in a new land. Swiss Colony at Gruetli (Jackson, ) [name index] Additional county and community histories can be found at the Bibliography of Tennessee Local History Sources: Grundy County. The items in the bibliography may not all be available at the Tennessee State Library and Archives.

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