The MainStreet Dayton Business Resource Center
in cooperation with the

Dayton Chamber of Commerce

Rhea Economic & Tourism Council

Bryan College

Chattanooga State


 

Historic Rhea County Christmas Ornaments: $25

The tenth ornament in the series of Historic Rhea County Ornaments is now available. All proceeds go to the downtown projects of MainStreet Dayton.

The 2016 Historic Rhea County Ornament - $25

Pocket Wilderness
Laurel Falls, Snow Falls
Buzzard's Point & Bryan Over
Former Dayton Coal & Iron
Works Coke Oven Site
Dayton Water Reservoir Site

Ornaments from previous years are also
available for $25 each.

To purchase ornaments:

  • Contact Rachel Marshall at (423) 775-9847
  • Email mainstreet@volstate.net
  • or come to the Rhea County Welcome Center
    at 107 Main Street Dayton, TN 37321.

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    2007 - Rhea County Courthouse $25
    Site of the world famous Scopes Trial in 1925


    2008 - Rhea Education Building $25
    Dayton Elementary School – 1895-1906
    Rhea Central High School – 1906-1930
    School in which John Thomas Scopes taught evolution – 1924-25
    1st School building used by Bryan University – 1930-1935


    2009 - Magnolia House $25
    Magnolia house, circa 1890
    Built by Dr. Walter F. Thomison
    National Register of Historic Places #97001140

    2010 - St. Genevieve Academy $25
    Built in 1891 by Dayton Coal & Iron Works Company
    Restored in 2004 as Fehn's 1891 House Restaurant

    2011 - Rhea Central High School $25
    Built in 1930
    Home of "The Yellowjackets" until 1974

    Bryan College Ornament

    2012 - Bryan College $25
    Established 1930
    Mercer Hall ~ completed 1956
    Motto: "Christ Above All"

    Bryan College Ornament

    2013 - First United Methodist Church $25
    Dayton, Tennessee
    Organized: 1833
    Built: 1871

    2014 - Robinson's Drug Store - $25
    Dayton, Tennessee
    "WHERE IT ALL STARTED!"
    Scopes Trial 1925

    2015 - Washington Ferry - $25
    Washington Landing - EST 1807
    John Locke Ferry - EST 1821
    Washington Ferry - Closed 1996

    2016 - Pocket Wilderness - $25
    Laurel Falls, Snow Falls
    Buzzard's Point & Bryan Over
    Former Dayton Coal & Iron
    Works Coke Oven Site
    Dayton Water Reservoir Site

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     


    MainStreet Dayton
    107 Main St.
    Dayton, TN 37321

    Office Hours
    Tues, Wed, Thurs: 8:30AM - 5PM

    (423) 775-9847

    Rachel Marshall
    Executive Director
    mainstreet@volstate.net