Breslin Tower

University Ave. & Georgia Ave.
Sewanee, TN 37383- Map It

AAA Editor Notes

Breslin Tower is at the corner of University and Georgia aves. on the campus of Sewanee: The University of the South. The 1886 clock tower is modeled after the Magdalen Tower at Oxford University in England. Eight change-ringing bells were cast in London by the Whitechapel Bell Foundry, the makers of Big Ben and the Liberty Bell. The largest Breslin bell, known as “The Tenor,” weighs 1,255 pounds.