Johnson City in Washington County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Desegregation of East Tennessee State College (University)
1956 and 1958
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1A 144.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Civil Rights • Education. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1956.
Location. 36° 18.154′ N, 82° 21.983′ W. Marker is in Johnson City, Tennessee, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from J L Seehorn Junior Road west of Gilbreath Drive, on the right when travelingTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 344 J L Seehorn Junior Road, Johnson City TN 37604, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Memorial Fountain (a few steps from this marker); Elbert Columbus "E.C." Miller (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Johnson City (approx. half a mile away); National Soldiers’ Home (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tree Streets Historic District (approx. 0.7 miles away); A National Cemetery System (approx. 0.7 miles away); Mountain Home National Cemetery (approx. ¾ mile away); William Nelson Home (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Johnson City.
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Credits. This page was last revised on May 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 17, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 47 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 17, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.