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

First Institution of Higher Learning West of the Allegheny Mountains

 
 
First Institution of Higher Learning West of the Allegheny Mountains Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, April 21, 2018
1. First Institution of Higher Learning West of the Allegheny Mountains Marker
Inscription.  First Institution of Higher Learning West of the Allegheny Mountains, chartered by the Territory of the U.S. of America South of the River Ohio Sept. 3, 1794.
 
Erected 1926 by Nolachuckey Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical date for this entry is September 3, 1794.
 
Location. 36° 10.501′ N, 82° 45.646′ W. Marker is in Tusculum, Tennessee, in Greene County. Marker is on Erwin Highway, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greeneville TN 37745, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Gloucester (here, next to this marker); Tusculum College (within shouting distance of this marker); Virginia Hall 1901 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Tusculum College (about 700 feet away); Samuel Doak House
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Andrew Johnson National Historic Site (approx. 1.4 miles away); Henderson’s Station (approx. 1.6 miles away); The Band Perry (approx. 3.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Tusculum University. (Submitted on July 16, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
First Institution of Higher Learning West of the Allegheny Mountains Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, April 21, 2018
2. First Institution of Higher Learning West of the Allegheny Mountains Marker
First Institution of Higher Learning West of the Allegheny Mountains Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, April 21, 2018
3. First Institution of Higher Learning West of the Allegheny Mountains Marker
Tusculum University image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse
4. Tusculum University
McCormack Hall - Tusculum University image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, April 21, 2018
5. McCormack Hall - Tusculum University
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 16, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 198 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 16, 2018, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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