The Stone Castle (Bristol Municipal Stadium) – Bristol TN

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The Stone Castle (Bristol Municipal Stadium) at Tennessee High School in Bristol, Tennessee was constructed with the assistance of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds between 1934 and 1936. Limestome for the stadium was locally quarried for Bristol’s flood control project, undertaken by the Civil Works Administration (CWA). The stadium, designed by architect R. V. Arnold, seats 6,000.

Source notes

"The Tennessee-Virginia Tri-cities: Urbanization in Appalachia, 1900-1950," by Tom Lee (pg. 174).

Carroll Van West, 2001. Tennesssee’s New Deal Landscape: A Guide Book. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press. pp. 124-126

Sam Witcher, 1987. Nomination form for National Register of Historic Places. United States Department of the Interior, National Park Service.

http://www2.btcs.org/ths/StudentLife/castle/index.htm

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on April 14, 2015.

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Location Info


Weaver Pike and Southside Ave.
Bristol, TN 37620

Coordinates: 36.582677, -82.183138

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