Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Sevierville in Sevier County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Nancy Academy

 
 
Nancy Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
1. Nancy Academy Marker
Inscription.  Founded on this site in 1806, this school was named for Nancy Rogers, first white child born south of French Broad River. First trustees were James Reagan Hopkins Lacey, Thomas Hill, Allen Bryant, Isaac Love. The Legislature authorized a lottery to support it in 1813; it burned in 1816, was later rebuilt. It closed in 1890.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical commission. (Marker Number 1C 13.)
 
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° 51.574′ N, 83° 34.016′ W. Marker is in Sevierville, Tennessee, in Sevier County. Marker is on The Great Smoky Mountains Highway (U.S. 441), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sevierville TN 37862, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Porter McCown (within shouting distance of this marker); The McMahan Indian Mound (approx. 0.3 miles away); Dwight and Kate Wade House (approx. half a
Nancy Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
2. Nancy Academy Marker
mile away); Sevier County Veterans (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hon. Lieut. Spencer Clack (approx. 0.6 miles away); Isaac Dockery (approx. 0.6 miles away); William M. Whaley (approx. 0.6 miles away); Thomas Atchley (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sevierville.
 
Nancy Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, March 14, 2009
3. Nancy Academy Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 19, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 904 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 19, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
Paid Advertisement
Jul. 3, 2020