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Murfreesboro in Rutherford County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Soule College

 
 
Soule College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 14, 2020
1. Soule College Marker
Inscription.  Organized 1825 as "The Female Academy” by Misses Mary & Nancy Banks, & teaching rhetoric, philosophy, belles-lettres, painting, needlework & music, it was improved in 1852 & named for Bishop Soule of the ME Church, South. It closed during the Civil War, when its buildings were damaged. Reopening thereafter, it closed finally in 1916.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 60.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationWomen. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1825.
 
Location. 35° 51.023′ N, 86° 23.531′ W. Marker is in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, in Rutherford County. Marker is at the intersection of North Maple Street and Olive Street, on the left when traveling north on North Maple Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 500 N Walnut St, Murfreesboro TN 37130, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Robert Smith Sanders, M. D. (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Collier-Lane-Crichlow House
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Childress-Ray House / Sarah Childress Polk (approx. ¼ mile away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Architecture on the Square (approx. ¼ mile away); Grantland Rice (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Griffith Rutherford (approx. 0.3 miles away); Federal Troops on the Square (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Murfreesboro.
 
Soule College Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 14, 2020
2. Soule College Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 14, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 295 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 14, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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