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Columbia in Maury County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Columbia Military Academy

1904 - 1979

 
 
Columbia Military Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, February 6, 2013
1. Columbia Military Academy Marker
Inscription. In 1888, local residents gave 67 acres to the U.S. Army for an arsenal. The Bowling Green stone buildings quartered troops in the Spanish–American war. Columbia Military Academy was founded in 1904 and opened formally August 23, 1905 with 167 young men from eight states. Designated an “Honor School” in 1935 by the U.S. Government, youth nationwide trained here as military and civil leaders, among them; general officers, battle heroes, governors, educators, and corporate heads.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3D 68.)
 
Location. 35° 37.025′ N, 87° 3.399′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Tennessee, in Maury County. Marker is at the intersection of West 7th Street (Business U.S. 412) and Academy Heights, on the left when traveling west on West 7th Street. Click for map. Marker is located near the railroad crossing. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1101 W 7th St, Columbia TN 38401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hood and Schofield (approx. one mile away); James Knox Polk (approx. 1.1 miles away); James K. Polk House (approx. 1.1 miles away);
Columbia Military Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Judith Barber, February 6, 2013
2. Columbia Military Academy Marker
1946 Columbia Race Riot (approx. 1.4 miles away); A.J. Morton Funeral Home (approx. 1.4 miles away); Road to Nashville (approx. 1.7 miles away); Historic Elm Springs (approx. 2.7 miles away); Joseph Brown (approx. 3.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbia.
 
Categories. EducationWar, Spanish-American
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 401 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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