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Tusculum College - 1C-28
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 36° 10.498 W 082° 45.642
17S E 341655 N 4004791
Quick Description: Marker about the founding of Tusculum College.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 5/20/2011 6:00:50 PM
Waymark Code: WMBGTB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
Views: 5

Long Description:
Marker text:
Rev. Samuel Witherspoon Doak founded Tusculum Academy in
1818. His father, then president of Washington College,
assisted him and later taught here. In 1868, Tusculum merged
with Greeneville College, which had been chartered in 1794.
The original buildings used by the Doaks adjoin the campus.

US 11E, at the old Tusculum College gate.
Marker Name: Tusculum College

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Other

Marker Number: 1C-28

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Tennessee Historical Commission


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