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Sweetwater in Monroe County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

T M I Academy

 
 
T M I Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 27, 2020
1. T M I Academy Marker
Inscription.  Founded in 1874 on College Street as Sweetwater Military College by Dr. J. Lynn Bachman, the name was changed to Tennessee Military Institute in 1902 and T M I ACADEMY in 1975. It was relocated to this site in 1909 as a preparatory school. Presidents Dr. Bachman, 1874-1902; Col. O. C. Hulvey, 1902-1918; Col. C.R. Endsley, 1918-1956; Col. C.R. Endsley, Jr., 1956-1972; and C. W. Price, vice-president, 1920-1966, provided continuity of purpose. Its many graduates are prominent world wide in military, medicine, science, commerce, and government.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1F 35.)
 
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.
 
Location. 35° 36.801′ N, 84° 27.706′ W. Marker is in Sweetwater, Tennessee, in Monroe County. Marker is on U.S. 11 just north of Old U.S. 11, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sweetwater TN 37874, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles
T M I Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 27, 2020
2. T M I Academy Marker
of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Tennessee Meiji Gakuin High School 1989-2007 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tennessee Overhill Experience (approx. 0.9 miles away); Sweetwater Depot (approx. 0.9 miles away); Longstreet Encampment (approx. 1.1 miles away); Affair at Philadelphia (approx. 5˝ miles away); The Great Craighead Cave (approx. 5.6 miles away); Battle of Philadelphia (approx. 5.7 miles away); Lost Sea (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sweetwater.
 
Also see . . .  Tennessee Military Institute. (Submitted on August 18, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 18, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 47 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 18, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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