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Hutchison School

 
 
Hutchison School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, August 12, 2015
1. Hutchison School Marker
Inscription. Founded in 1902 by Mary Grimes Hutchison as a college preparatory school for girls, it was the first independent school in Memphis accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools. In 1925 Hutchison moved to the Union Avenue site. In 1964 the school moved to Ridgeway Road, continuing the tradition of educating girls for success in higher education and life. Prior to moving to its current location, the school was known as Miss Hutchison's School.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4E 175.)
 
Location. 35° 8.087′ N, 89° 59.837′ W. Marker is in Memphis, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is on Union Avenue 0.1 miles east of Barksdale Street., on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1925 Union Avenue, Memphis TN 38104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of the former Union Avenue United Methodist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Griffin House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Grace-St. Luke's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Central Gardens Historic District (approx. half
Hutchison School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, August 12, 2015
2. Hutchison School Marker
a mile away); Bettis Family Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Overton Park Shell/The Levitt Shell At Overton Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Memphis Belle (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Lindenwood Christian Church (approx. 0.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Memphis.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 147 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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