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Howard Schools - 3B 44 - Gallatin, TN
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member bmon419
N 36° 23.336 W 086° 26.605
16S E 549916 N 4027232
Quick Description: Historic marker for the Howard schools for women.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 12/3/2011 6:18:59 PM
Waymark Code: WMD842
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
Views: 7

Long Description:

Howard Schools

Marker # 3B 44

Text: “On this site was the campus of Gallatin Female Academy, 1824-36, and Sumner Female Academy, 1837-56. It was leased by the Howard Lodge L.O.O.F. to Howard Female Institute, 1856-74, Neophogen College, 1874-78, and Howard Female College, 1878-1922. It was Howard Elementary School, 1923-77, then purchased by First Baptist Church in 1982. Joseph S. Fowler, Howard president, 1857-61, served as U.S. Senator in 1865, the first senator seated from a former Confederate state.”

Marker is easy to get to. Located at the intersection of E Main Street and College Street. There is plenty of parking around this area of Gallatin. You can choose to park near some of the other markers and buildings or, as I chose, you can park at the businesses near the marker.

Marker Name: Howard Schools

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Building

Marker Number: 3B 44

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


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