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Greeneville in Greene County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Tusculum College

 
 
Tusculum College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 30, 2013
1. Tusculum College Marker
Inscription. Rev. Samuel Witherspoon Doak founded Tusculum Academy in 1818. His father, then president of Washington College, assisted him, and later taught here. In 1868, Tusculum merged with Greeneville College, which had been chartered in 1794. The original buildings used by the Doaks adjoin the campus.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commision. (Marker Number 1C 28.)
 
Location. 36° 10.5′ N, 82° 45.666′ W. Marker is in Greeneville, Tennessee, in Greene County. Marker is at the intersection of Erwin Highway (Tennessee Route 107) and Shiloh Road, on the left when traveling west on Erwin Highway. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 907 Erwin Hwy, Greeneville TN 37745, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Gloucester (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Tusculum College (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Samuel Doak House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Andrew Johnson National Historic Site (approx. 1.4 miles away); Hendersonís Station (approx. 1.6 miles away); Harmony House
Tusculum College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 30, 2013
2. Tusculum College Marker
(approx. 3.8 miles away); Old Harmony Graveyard (approx. 3.8 miles away); Capitol of State of Franklin (approx. 3.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greeneville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Tusculum College. (Submitted on October 22, 2013.)
2. Tusculum College. Wikipedia (Submitted on October 22, 2013.) 
 
Categories. Education
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 257 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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