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Near Cassville in Bartow County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Site - Cherokee Baptist College

 
 
Site - Cherokee Baptist College Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 9, 2008
1. Site - Cherokee Baptist College Marker
Inscription.  On Chapman Hill; a school for boys established Jan. 1854. A large three-story brick bldg. flanked by two-story wings. Burned 1856; rebuilt 1857, destroyed by Federal forces Oct. 12, 1864.

This, & the Methodist Female College 3/4 mi. N.E., were the first chartered institutions of higher education in Cherokee Georgia.

Their destruction, together with the burning of Cassville, marked the passing of a notable educational center in this section of the state.
 
Erected 1953 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 008-22.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list.
 
Location. 34° 14.613′ N, 84° 51.824′ W. Marker is near Cassville, Georgia, in Bartow County. Marker is at the intersection of Fire Tower Road and Gaddis Road, on the right when traveling east on Fire Tower Road. Marker is on a high bank alongside the road and can be difficult
Site - Cherokee Baptist College Marker on Chapman Hill image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 9, 2008
2. Site - Cherokee Baptist College Marker on Chapman Hill
to see from a car. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cassville GA 30123, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Noble Hill Rosenwald School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Army of Tenn. at Cassville (approx. half a mile away); Site - Cassville Female College (approx. half a mile away); Site of Cassville (approx. ¾ mile away); Town Of Cassville (approx. ¾ mile away); Confederate Line (approx. 0.8 miles away); Atlanta Campaign (approx. 0.8 miles away); Affair at Cassville (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cassville.
 
Site - Cherokee Baptist College Marker, high above Fire Tower Road image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, November 9, 2008
3. Site - Cherokee Baptist College Marker, high above Fire Tower Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,557 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 29, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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