Cookeville in Putnam County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2D 60.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #32 Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Tennessee Historical Commission, and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1939.
Location. 36° 9.483′ N, 85° 29.656′ W. Marker is in Cookeville, Tennessee, in Putnam County. Marker is on Cougar Lane, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 Cougar Lane, Cookeville TN 38501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are Putnam County Revolutionary Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of WHUB Radio's First Studios (approx. 0.4 miles away); Israel Putnam (approx. 0.4 miles away); Putnam County's Third and Fourth Courthouses (approx. 0.4 miles away); Putnam County Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans Statue (approx. 0.4 miles away); Putnam County Courthouses (approx. 0.4 miles away); Town Spring (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cookeville.
More about this marker. Marker is affixed to the side of the new school building. The best time to view the marker is after school hours and on the weekends.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 1, 2018. This page has been viewed 197 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 1, 2018. 2. submitted on May 31, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.