“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Brownsville in Haywood County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

Flagg Grove School

Flagg Grove School Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Robert Ponce, April 23, 2021
1. Flagg Grove School Marker
Inscription.  Built on one acre of land given by Benjamin Flagg in 1889, this one-room African American schoolhouse began as a Subscription School offereing education for grades 1-8 until the mid-1960s. Moved from its original location lear the small farming community of Nutbush in 2012. Restored and opened as the Tina Turner Museum in 2014, preserving the legacy of the Flagg family and the importance of education for all people.
Erected 2016 by West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center & Tina Turner Museum.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansEducationWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1889.
Location. 35° 32.461′ N, 89° 14.762′ W. Marker is in Brownsville, Tennessee, in Haywood County. Marker is on Sunny Hill Cove, 0.2 miles east of Anderson Avenue (Tennessee Route 76), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 121 Sunny Hill Cove, Brownsville TN 38012, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dunbar (approx. 3.6 miles away); Yellow Fever (approx. 3.6 miles away);
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Wesleyan Female College (approx. 3.6 miles away); Pythian Hotel (approx. 3.7 miles away); Rawls Funeral Home (approx. 3.7 miles away); Golden Circle Life Insurance Company (approx. 3.7 miles away); Opera House (approx. 3.7 miles away); Fighting for Freedom (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brownsville.
The Flagg Grove School image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Robert Ponce, April 23, 2021
2. The Flagg Grove School
Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2021. This page has been viewed 262 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 11, 2021. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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