Near Limestone in Washington County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
west of the Alleghanies
Founded in 1780
Rev. Samuel Doak
“Apostle of learning
and religion in the West”
whose body rests in the cemetery
adjoining the campus
has done service on this site
from the first
Erected by John Sevier Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Education. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1780.
Location. 36° 13.285′ N, 82° 34.385′ W. Marker is near Limestone, Tennessee, in Washington County. Marker is on Old State Route 34 (State Highway 353) east of Ward Rowe Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2518 Old State Rte 34, Limestone TN 37681, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thomas Embree (approx. 1.8 miles away); Salem Church (approx. 2½ miles away); a different marker also named Washington College (approx. 2½ miles away); The Tester Brothers (approx. 3.1 miles away); Battle of Limestone Station (approx. 3.4 miles away); Washington County / Greene County (approx. 4 miles away); Plum Grove (approx. 4 miles away); David Crockett (approx. 4½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Limestone.
Also see . . . Washington College Academy. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on October 18, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 22, 2022. It was originally submitted on October 18, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 59 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on October 18, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. 2. submitted on April 22, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 18, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.