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Morristown in Hamblen County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Morristown College

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, September 6, 2010
1. Morristown College Marker
Inscription. Morristown College, a two-year co-educational liberal arts institution, was founded as Morristown Seminary by Reverend Judson S. Hill in 1881. The first building used to provide education for the Negro youth of East Tennessee stood near this site on the present campus. It had previously served as a slave mart, a hospital for Union and Confederate soldiers, a Baptist church, and an elementary school
 
Erected by Tennesse Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1B56.)
 
Location. 36° 13.259′ N, 83° 17.76′ W. Marker is in Morristown, Tennessee, in Hamblen County. Marker is at the intersection of N Cumberland Street and Cherokee Dr., on the right when traveling north on N Cumberland Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morristown TN 37814, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Morris Cemetery (approx. one mile away); Erected in Memory of the 22 Hamblen County Boys Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice in the World War (approx. 1.5 miles away); Crockett Tavern (approx. 1.6 miles away); Return From Kentucky (approx. 2.4 miles away); Dewitt Clinton Senter
Morristown College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, January 18, 2015
2. Morristown College Marker
(approx. 3.5 miles away); Russellville Area (approx. 4.2 miles away); Bethesda Presbyterian Church (approx. 4.2 miles away); Colonel Robert McFarland (approx. 4.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Morristown.
 
Categories. African AmericansEducation
 
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By Tom Bosse, December 2, 2015
3. Morristown College
Morristown College image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, December 2, 2015
4. Morristown College
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 310 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on , by Byron Hooks of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   3, 4. submitted on , by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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