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Tennessee State University

 
 
Tennessee State University - Front image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
1. Tennessee State University - Front
Inscription. Established in 1912 for the education of Negro citizens, Tennessee State University merged with UT-Nashville in 1979 and has become a major comprehensive urban university. Development from normal school to university progressed as follows: Tenn. A & I State Normal School (1912-1922); Tenn. A & I State Normal College (1922-1927); Tenn. A & I State College (1927-1951); Tenn. A & I University (1951-1969); Tennessee State University, beginning in 1970.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 124.)
 
Location. 36° 10.07′ N, 86° 49.392′ W. Marker is in Nashville, Tennessee, in Davidson County. Marker is on Centennial Boulevard/John A Merritt Boulevard, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3500 John A Merritt Blvd, Nashville TN 37209, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hadley Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Citizens Savings Bank and Trust Company (approx. 0.7 miles away); Dr. Harold Dadford West, Sr. (approx. 0.8 miles away); Desegregating Nashville's Lunch Counters (approx. 0.9 miles
Tennessee State University - Back image. Click for full size.
By R. E. Smith, September 2, 2007
2. Tennessee State University - Back
away); Donley Harold Turpin, D. D. S. (approx. 0.9 miles away); Meharry Medical College (approx. one mile away); Hulda Margaret Lyttle (approx. one mile away); Academic Building At Fisk University (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Nashville.
 
Also see . . .  Tennessee State University. (Submitted on December 10, 2007, by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. 20th CenturyAfrican AmericansEducation
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,158 times since then and 2 times this year. Last updated on , by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by R. E. Smith of Nashville, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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