Fall Branch Community Educational Center - 1A 104
Posted by: vhasler
N 36° 24.665 W 082° 37.181
17S E 354777 N 4030763
Quick Description: History of the Fall Branch school.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 11/2/2008 11:07:13 AM
Waymark Code: WM52WG
Sign text: In 1842, a one-room building, known as the Seminary, opened in the Fall Branch Community. At the close of the Civil War, the building was destroyed by fire and facilities were provided by local churches. In 1889, the Fall Branch Educational Society had a four-room frame building constructed for the community's first graded school. In 1907, the school became part of the Washington County School System. The community celebrated 150 years of continuous eduction in 1992.
Classes are still held at this school.
Marker Name: Fall Branch Community Educational Center
Marker Location: Roadside
Type of Marker: Building
Marker Number: 1A 104
Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Tennessee Historical Commission
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