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Hume-Fogg High School - Nashville, Tennessee
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 36° 09.569 W 086° 46.879
16S E 519669 N 4001659
Quick Description: Site of first public school in Nashville now occupied by magnet school Hume-Fogg High School
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 3/19/2013 6:41:54 PM
Waymark Code: WMGMCG
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member onfire4jesus
Views: 2

Long Description:

Text of plaque:

Hume-Fogg High School


OnThis site was errected in 1853, Nashville's first public school building.  Named in memory of Alfred Hume, an eminent educator, and known as the "Father of the Nashville Public School System"

On this spot was the site of a building in which the legislature of Tennessee met from 1813 to 1817.

Group that erected the marker: Unknown

URL of a web site with more information about the history mentioned on the sign: [Web Link]

Address of where the marker is located. Approximate if necessary:
700 Broadway
Nashville, Tennessee


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