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Near Cassville in Bartow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Site - Cherokee Baptist College

 
 
Site - Cherokee Baptist College Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 9, 2008
1. Site - Cherokee Baptist College Marker
Inscription. On Chapman Hill; a school for boys established Jan. 1854. A large three-story brick bldg. flanked by two-story wings. Burned 1856; rebuilt 1857, destroyed by Federal forces Oct. 12, 1864.

This, & the Methodist Female College 3/4 mi. N.E., were the first chartered institutions of higher education in Cherokee Georgia.

Their destruction, together with the burning of Cassville, marked the passing of a notable educational center in this section of the state.
 
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 008-22.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 34° 14.613′ N, 84° 51.824′ W. Marker is near Cassville, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker is at the intersection of Fire Tower Road and Gaddis Road, on the right when traveling east on Fire Tower Road. Click for map. Marker is on a high bank alongside the road and can be difficult to see from a car. Marker is in this post office area: Cassville GA 30123, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Noble Hill Rosenwald School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Army of Tenn. at Cassville (approx.
Site - Cherokee Baptist College Marker on Chapman Hill image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 9, 2008
2. Site - Cherokee Baptist College Marker on Chapman Hill
half a mile away); Site - Cassville Female College (approx. half a mile away); Site of Cassville (approx. mile away); Town Of Cassville (approx. mile away); Confederate Line (approx. 0.8 miles away); Atlanta Campaign (approx. 0.8 miles away); Affair at Cassville (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cassville.
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USEducationWar, US Civil
 
Site - Cherokee Baptist College Marker, high above Fire Tower Road image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 9, 2008
3. Site - Cherokee Baptist College Marker, high above Fire Tower Road
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,410 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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