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Mr. Anderson's Log College

 
 
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By Tom Bosse, October 31, 2020
1. Mr. Anderson's Log College Marker
Inscription.  One-eighth of a mile west of this spot there stood the building of Union Academy, generally called "Mr. Anderson's Log College", which was conducted from 1802 to 1812 by Rev. Isaac Anderson, founder and first president of Maryville College of which Union Academy was the predecessor.
 
Erected 1941 by Maryville College under the auspices of the Simon Harris Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical date for this entry is November 2, 1941.
 
Location. 36° 3.486′ N, 83° 52.839′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is on Murphy Road just south of Horsestall Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4800 Horsestall Dr, Knoxville TN 37918, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fountain City United Methodist Church (approx. 3.3 miles away); Mary Frances Housley (approx. 3.3 miles away); Site of Fort Adair
Mr. Anderson's Log College Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, October 31, 2020
2. Mr. Anderson's Log College Marker
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(approx. 3.4 miles away); Fort Adair (approx. 3.4 miles away); Norris Freeway (approx. 3˝ miles away); Nicholas Gibbs (approx. 4˝ miles away); Nicholas Gibbs Homestead (approx. 5 miles away); First African American Church (approx. 5.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
 
Also see . . .  Isaac L. Anderson. (Submitted on November 8, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 8, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 43 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 8, 2020, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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