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Lane College

 
 
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By Ken Smith, November 16, 2012
1. Lane College Marker
Inscription. Founded, 1882, by the Colored Methodist Episcopal Church of America, as a high school, under direction of Bishop Isaac Lane, with his daughter as principal. It became Lane Institute in 1883. Its first president, Rev. T. F. Saunders, served from 1887 to 1903. It received its present name in 1895.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4D 31.)
 
Location. 35° 37.665′ N, 88° 48.431′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Tennessee, in Madison County. Marker is on Lane Avenue east of N. Hays Ave., on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 545 Lane Avenue, Jackson TN 38301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Merry High School (approx. 0.3 miles away); John Luther Jones (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Ulysses S. Grant (approx. one mile away); David Crockett (approx. 1.1 miles away); Lambuth College (approx. 1.1 miles away); First United Methodist Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); Butler Race Track c. 1825 / Memphis Conference Female Institute 1843-1923
Lane College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, November 16, 2012
2. Lane College Marker
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Monroe Dunaway Anderson 1873-1939 / Anderson, Clayton & Company (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Jackson.
 
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Lane College image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, November 16, 2012
3. Lane College
Lane College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, November 16, 2012
4. Lane College Marker
Tennessee Burnred Churches 35* 37.67544'N, -088* 48.4293'W
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By Ken Smith, November 16, 2012
5. Lane College
Honoring Lane College 35.627972 N, -88.807153 W
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By Ken Smith, November 16, 2012
6. Lane College
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By Ken Smith, November 16, 2012
7. Lane College
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By Ken Smith, November 16, 2012
8. Lane College
 
 
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