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Elizabethton in Carter County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Duffield Academy

 
 
Duffield Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, July 17, 2011
1. Duffield Academy Marker
Inscription. These stones are from the foundation of the academy established Sept. 13, 1806, with Maj. George Duffield, Chairman, Nathaniel Taylor, George Williams, Alexander Doran & John Greer, Trustees. In 1807, Andrew Taylor, Abraham Henry and Reuben Thornton were added. The first brick building was erected near Doe River about 1809.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 54.)
 
Location. 36° 21.046′ N, 82° 12.748′ W. Marker is in Elizabethton, Tennessee, in Carter County. Marker is on Academy Street 0.1 miles south of Broad Street (U.S. 19E). Click for map. The marker stands behind the Carter County Board of Education on Academy Street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 305 Academy Street, Elizabethton TN 37643, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Samuel Powhatan Carter (approx. 0.2 miles away); Covered Bridge (approx. mile away); Carter County's Train History (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Mansion (approx. half a mile away); Green Hill Cemetery (approx. 1.2 miles away); Transylvania Purchase
Wide view of the Duffield Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, July 17, 2011
2. Wide view of the Duffield Academy Marker
(approx. 2.2 miles away); Watauga Fort (approx. 2.2 miles away); Watauga Purchase (approx. 2.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Elizabethton.
 
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