Otey’s Prospect; a scenic overlook dedicated to James Hervey Otey

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Legacies Classification
Memorial Place
Memorial Type
Space on Campus
Memorial Context
Memorialized Subject
Title
Otey’s Prospect; a scenic overlook dedicated to James Hervey Otey
Background and Context
Also called Otey View, it is a point on the "Perimeter Trail" for hikers on the University of the South campus. It was named for James Hervey Otey (1800-1863), one of the three founding bishops of the University of the South, first Chancellor of the institution, lifelong defender of slavery, and owner of enslaved persons.
Physical Description
A scenic overlook on the edge of the South Cumberland Plateau on the campus of the University of the South. The spot looks westward to Preston Hollow in the valley below.
Creator/Participating Person(s)
Date created, installed or dedicated
1890
Location: Institution, City, State

Position: 108 (12 views)