Spencer in Van Buren County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2C 3.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1848.
Location. 35° 44.787′ N, 85° 27.803′ W. Marker is in Spencer, Tennessee, in Van Buren County. Marker is on College Street (State Highway 30) 0.1 miles west of Webster Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 427 College Street, Spencer TN 38585, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. War on the Plateau (within shouting distance of this marker); Van Buren County Civil War Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Van Buren County Veterans Memorial Van Buren County Veterans Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Bragg’s March to Kentucky (approx. 4½ miles away); Gilbert Gaul, Civil War Painter (approx. 7.7 miles away); The Old Kentucky Road (approx. 8.8 miles away); Rodgers' Tavern (approx. 9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spencer.
Also see . . .
1. Elihu Burritt. Biography of the noted 19th century American educator and activist. From Central Connecticut State University Elihu Burritt Library. (Submitted on July 27, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
2. Burritt College. Tennessee Encyclopedia entry by Tennessee Historical Society. (Submitted on July 27, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
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