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Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga

 
 
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By R. E. Smith, December 22, 2007
1. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Marker
Inscription. Founded by the Methodist Episcopal Church with generous assistance by Chattanoogans, this institution became a principal campus of The University of Tennessee in 1969. As an endowed, privately controlled institution it was known as Chattanooga University, 1886 to 1889, as Grant University, 1889 to 1907, and as University of Chattanooga, 1907 to 1969. First buildings were erected on this site in 1886 and the present plant begun in 1916.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2A 33.)
 
Location. 35° 2.72′ N, 85° 17.978′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on McCallie Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Between University St. and Baldwin St. Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37403, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Walden Hospital (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Point in the Line of Works (approx. 0.2 miles away); To the Memory of Our Confederate Dead (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bessie Smith (approx. 0.3 miles
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, December 22, 2007
2. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Marker
away); The Steele Home for Needy Children (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Wood (approx. 0.4 miles away); Martin Hotel (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
Also see . . .  University of Tennessee at Chattanooga website. (Submitted on November 23, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
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By R. E. Smith, December 22, 2007
3. The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
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By R. E. Smith, December 22, 2007
4. Entrance to The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 937 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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