Parham School House

Address: Leipers Creek Rd. Bethel, TN
View on map
#

This one-room schoolhouse was built in 1919 and was used as a school until 1949. There were hundreds like it in the area, where students walked for miles to learn in these cold, unlit buildings, bringing their lunches in baskets or pails. Teachers carried on their profession with few books and materials, for little pay, under trying conditions.


view the e-guide and learn more

Tennessee Vacation eGuide
The 2014 eGuide gives you instant access to Tennessee’s irresistible attractions and destinations. Peruse venues online, then put in your order to get a free guide delivered to your doorstep.




Discover Tennessee Trails & Byways
Three statewide and 16 regional trails run through your favorite Tennessee destinations. The best part is you can decide when and where you want to travel. Discover more »

Old Tennessee
The Old Tennessee Trail is waiting for you: a scenic drive as rich in history as it is in fresh air, gently rolling hills, and down-home charm. Learn about this trail »