Rugby was dedicated in Tennessee, reported the Lancaster Daily Intelligencer On This Day in 1880. The dedication actually took place the day prior, on the 5th.
The manager of the colony was Cyyrus Clark, who spoke at the dedication. Thomas Hughes, an author and social reformer, also spoke at the dedication. Hughes is credited with founding the colony.
Today, Rugby remains an unincorporated community stretching within both Morgan and Scott counties in
It was built as an experimental utopian colony. Tennessee
On This Day is a prompt to further explore historical events.
© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015